Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing (Network Engineering)

1. Course details

Qualification name BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing
Qualification level 4
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage http://www.walsallcollege.ac.uk
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 21 September 2020
Cost description To Be Confirmed
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

This course is highly practical and provides a strong grounding in Computer Systems and Networking. It will give you a comprehensive understanding of computer networking concepts, IP addressing, routing and switching, designing, managing and maintaining computer networks and you will also be introduced to Cybersecurity and Network Security. The units of study reflect the current employment opportunities within the industry and the skills in-demand by employers. This course also covers the industry recognised Cisco certification learning outcomes (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2) and as part of your studies, you will have access to the well established Cisco Academy resources (https://www.netacad.com) to prepare towards a Cisco certification.A nationally recognised computing qualification, the HNC is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in the computing industry or who wish to progress onto a level 5 programme such as a HND.The course also aims to develop essential and transferrable employment skills such as communication and interpersonal skills, leadership and the dynamics of working with others in teams.Applications to all Full Time Undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college please contact us and we will process your UCAS application for you.

3. Entry requirements

A-levels or an equivalent related Level 3 qualification, relevant work experience will be considered. All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview. Please apply through UCAS.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

The skills and knowledge that you will develop as part of the course are assessed by a variety of methods including written assignments, practical assessments, presentations, group work and exams. Independent study and research is essential to achievement on the course to supplement and consolidate learning and to broaden knowledge and understanding.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name Wisemore Campus
Address Littleton Street West
West Midlands
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Email info@walsallcollege.ac.uk
Phone 01922 657000
Website http://www.walsallcollege.ac.uk

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