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HTQs are an alternative to apprenticeships or degrees. They may suit you if you want a more practical, employer-led study programme.

Our computing qualifications will enable you to develop a range of specialist skills to meet the demands of employers in this fast-growing sector. Through either of our specialised Computing courses, you will gain the skills and experience necessary to progress into a career in the computing industry.

Study Modules in:

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design & Development
  • Security
  • Planning a Computing Project
  • Cyber Security
  • Maths for Computing
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HNC/D HIGHER TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION (HTQ) inComputing (Network Engineering Pathway)

Possible Job Roles Include: Network Administrator, Network Security Engineer, Network Architect, Network Operations Centre Technician or IT Support Specialist, with salaries in the UK ranging from £25,000 to £70,000

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HNC/D HIGHER TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION (HTQ) inComputing (Cyber Security Pathway)

Possible Job Roles Include: Cybersecurity Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Engineer or Security Consultant, with salaries in the UK ranging from £38,500 to £75,000

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Entry Requirements

64 UCAS points plus maths and English GCSE 4+.

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  • HNC/D Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) in Computing (Cyber Security)

    This course is a full-time HNC programme studied over one year with the option to progress to the HND the following year. The HTQ will enable you to develop a range of specialist skills to meet the demands of employers in this fast-growing sector. You will gain the skills and experience necessary to progress into a career in the computing industry, which could lead to exciting jobs such as Cyber Security Officer, Systems Analyst, and Network Engineer.
    Course Duration 2 Years
    Level 4 / 5
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • HNC/D Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) in Computing (Network Engineering Pathway)

    This course is a full-time HNC programme studied over one year with the option to progress to the HND the following year. The HTQ will enable you to develop a range of specialist skills to meet the demands of employers in this fast-growing sector. You will gain the skills and experience necessary to progress into a career in the computing industry, which could lead to exciting jobs such as Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, and Network Engineer.
    Course Duration 2 Years
    Level 4 / 5
    Mode of Attendance Full Time

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