IT Professional Training

HNC Information Technology

Progression To :-
HND Information Technology
It is a broad-based course which will introduce you to, and develop your knowledge of, aspects of office technology, IT support, web technology, RDMS, Database analysis, design & programming.

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    Course Title: HNC Information Technology

    Progression to: HND Information Technology

    Group Award Code: G857 15

    SCQF Level: 7

    Credit Value: 15

    SCQF Points: 120

    Duration: 1 Year

    Modes of Study: Full Time – Part Time – Distance Learning

    Starting from: Jan 2016 & Aug 2017

    The HNC IT course will provide you with useful foundations for a successful career in computing technology. It is a broad-based course which will introduce you to, and develop your knowledge of, aspects of office technology, IT support, web technology, RDMS, Database analysis, design & programming.

    This course has been developed as a gateway to the IT sector. The learners will gain an understanding of computer software and hardware. This course will allow students to study towards an up-to-date qualification in many of the skills that are in demand for many different types of career in Information Technology.

     

    What will you study?

    Students will study a selection of appropriate units designed to develop student’s skills and competencies to enable further study in HND information Technology.

    • IT in Business
    • Applications Development
    • First line support
    • Working within as Team
    • Database Design Fundamentals
    • Building Local Area Networks
    • Website Introduction
    • Configuring a Desktop Operating System

    The HNC Information Technology from ITPT offers a range of broad based IT administration & support modules including modules that covers the element of MOS office Applications (standard & expert), CompTIA Network, Oracle Database ( standard & advanced), MCSA Win7.  These technologies can be learned and mastered by completing the both HNC & HND.

    Entry Requirements

    Minimum Entry Requirements: 

    • One Higher and three Intermediate 2 courses (including at least one from Computing); OR
    • One Higher and three Standard Grades at Credit Level; OR
    • One Higher and three National 5 qualifications; OR
    • A national qualification at SCQF Level 6 in a related subject (such as Digital Media Computing, Computing: Technical Support or Networking); OR
    • One Higher pass or an NC in a Computing subject (e.g. NC in Technical Support at an Intermediate 2 or equivalent) OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or computing experience will also be considered OR
    • Applicants with relevant experience but without formal qualifications may be accepted via interview.

     

    Additional Selection Requirements: 

    All applications are subject to an interview to assess suitability in terms of academic qualifications and motivation. Reference will also be considered.

    Students will be invited for a group and/or individual interview where they will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and to tell us why they are interested in this particular area.

    Course Development Routes

    This course integrates learning materials from industry standard vendors such as Microsoft, CompTIA and Oracle which can help to prepare students for a variety of vendor certification exams.

    On completion of this certificate or during the course, units relevant to any particular vendor’s certification students can appear to equip themselves with the global recognised and employers demand qualification from any of the following:

    1. MOS Word
    2. MOS Power Point
    3. MOS Access
    4. MOS Excel
    5. MCSA Win 7/8/10 (Part)
    6. CompTIA N+
    7. Oracle

     

    All vendors external exams fee have to be borne by the students. But being a partner with Pearson & Certiport Testing Centre we can get student’s 15 – 30 % discounts on their exam vouchers. Pearson/Certiport Administrator will provide help and assistance for booking any Vendors specific external exam.

     

    In HND, there will be more opportunity to learn further vendors based SQA units which will help students to attain further vendors specific certificate which is today’s employers demand.

     

    Progression route on course completion

    On completion of this course, candidates will move on to the following:

    1. 2nd year in HND Computing: Information Technology
    2. Entry into the first year of related BSc Computing Degree programmes at most UK universities.

     

    Career Prospects

    Graduates from this programme will be well-positioned to apply for industry jobs such as;

    1. IT Technician
    2. IT Support Technician
    3. Desktop Technician
    4. Network Administrator
    5. Network Support Technician
    6. Database Administrator

    Application Forms

    The forms are available to download from our website HNC Application Form or it can be collected from the Admissions Office (Admin upstairs) at ITPT Granton Campus.

     

    Funding Available:

    1. SAAS – SAAS.GOV.COM

    Download: SAAS Full Time/Part Time Funding Guide, Full Time Forms, Part Time Forms

    Read: Full Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Part Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Disabled students’ allowance (DSA)

    2. SDS – Flexible learning opportunity (who are currently employed in Scottish Based organisation not more than 100 employees can also apply for the course funding)

    For Students who don’t qualify for the above fundings:

    How much HNC/HND course will cost?

    For students living (domiciled) in Scotland or the European Union and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees will apply:

    Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)

    2016-17

    Full-time per year (can be paid in instalments)  £1,285
    Part-time (can be divided per unit)  £1,285

     

    For rest of UK students

    For students living (domiciled) in rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term time address in Scotland and studying this course, the following fees will apply:

    Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)

    2016-17

    Full-time per year (can be paid in instalments)  £6,510
    Part-time (can be divided per unit)  £4,510

    Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.

    We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fee.

    There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies and also to cover cost of living whilst studying. Contact the college for more details.

     

    Admission Queries

    To apply for this course, please fill this form and send us on [email protected].

    If you require further information please contact us at:

    Email: [email protected]

     

    Address:

    Edinburgh

    62 West Harbour Road

    Granton

    Edinburgh

    EH5 1PW

    Phone: 0131 552 5558

    0131 552 5800

    Glasgow

    McCormick House,

    50 Darnely Street

    Glasgow

    G41 2SE

    Phone: 0141 429 2922

     

     

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