Full Time HNC Information Technology


In Springburn

Price on request


  • Type


  • Location

    Springburn (Scotland)

  • Duration

    1 Year

Faculty Construction Technologies Creative and Applied Arts Engineering Technologies Humanities Science & Care Management Business & Sport Commercial Business Unit January courses. Study Mode Full Time Part Time Block Release Evening Flexible/Distance Learning Day Release Other SVQ Development Course Saturday Weekend. Qualification Level Introduction NQ NC Access Courses HNC HND NQ.

Important information

Government funding available



Start date

Springburn (Glasgow)
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123 Flemington Street, G214TD

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Course programme

HNC Information Technology

This is a one year, full time course which may be studied part time by negotiation. The HNC award focuses on IT applications development. It provides a foundation for further study at HND level, but also addresses the needs of the potential adanced user of IT. Throughout the HNC and HND awards there is an emphasis on team working, communication skills and planning & organising skills.

Proposed client groups include:
  • Full time or part time students wishing to gain employment in the area of Information Technology and Information Systems.
  • People in employment, both IT professionals and others who wish to updte their knowledge of IT applications an database systems.
  • People who wish to progress to university degree programmes in IT or IT and Business related disciplines.

Aims of the proposed new awards:
  • To offer an up to date IT qualification that reflects recent development in IT and enables candidates to gain skills that are in demand in the workplace.
  • To offer routes to a range of university degree programmes in the area of IT.
  • To offer opportunities for candidates to work towards vendor qualifications, specifically Microsoft Office Specialist, Oracle Academy, Microsoft Desktop Support Technician and Advanced ECDL.
  • To offer a flexible qualification containing clusters of units across a range of IT related areas.
  • To embed employability skills, including working in teams, problem solving, communication skills, personal and citizenship skills.
  • To provide a qualification with a vocational and academic balance, that develops both practical IT skills and theoretical knowledge.

Entry Requirements
: At least 1 Higher Grade pass or an appropriate group of SQA Units. Mature students with a proven background of working in a related environment are welcome. Entry by interview.

Qualifications & Progression
: A group award of SQA HN Units with possible progression to 2nd year degree course.

Full Time HNC Information Technology

Price on request