DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES HNC
Looking to get your career in Cloud Networking started? This course is for anyone looking to develop their understanding of Digital Technologies, who wants to develop specialist technical knowledge, and a broad skillset that will help them to find employment.
What will I do?
Interested in the world of digital? You’ve come to the right place. This Level 4 qualification provides the foundation of your learning by giving a broad introduction to digital technologies and to a range of digital technology specialist functions. The Digital Technologies HNC – Cloud Networking is a higher level course, equivalent to the first year of a university degree programme. It concentrates on developing the skills to succeed in industry and prepares you for work in the digital sector. This qualification will be delivered by the exciting South Central Institute of Technology.
During the course of your Higher National Certificate, you’ll develop and strengthen your core skills, while preparing yourself to continue onto a Level 5 Higher National Diploma, or to entering employment. Not only will you have a sound knowledge across a broad range of technical areas, you’ll also leave with the qualities and skills that employers look for. What’s more, we’ll be here to support you at every step, offering a friendly environment that feels (and looks) like a real employer.
You’ll gain a wide range of knowledge tied to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios, with live project briefs from our employer partners. You will also have the opportunity to develop transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis, which are highly valued in higher education and the workplace.Apply Now
Is it for me?
If you’re looking to get your career in Cloud Networking started and have a passion for digital technologies, then this is the course for you. There are full time and part time options available to suit your needs.
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To ensure you are prepared for entering the industry, learners will join BCS The Chartered Institute for IT as a student member and will have the option to complete the following accreditations:
- Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
- Microsoft Data Fundamentals
- Microsoft AI Fundamentals
- Microsoft Power Apps Fundamentals
After studying a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Digital Technologies you’ll have sound knowledge of the basic concepts of digital technology. You’ll be able to demonstrate a range of subject-specific skills as well as general skills and qualities relevant to digital employers.
Once you’ve completed your HNC, you can progress your learning by moving on to Digital Technologies Higher National Diploma, progress on to study at university or onto employment.
What types of jobs could you expect afterwards?
You’ll have a wealth of employability skills, and a huge range of jobs will be available to you. These include:
Network technician, Network engineer, Systems engineer – to name a few.
During these roles you would collaborate with colleagues from different areas of the business to gain a wealth of technical expertise and business knowledge. With the support and guidance of experienced colleagues, you would be making use of your engineering mindset and will have real responsibility from the start – fixing live issues, building automated tests or even developing new features, all while making use of Agile working practices.
Did you know?
- UK tech employs 2.93m people, with 40% growth in two years (Tech Nation Jobs and Skills Report 2020)
- The demand for Cloud skills has increased by 26.16% from 2017-2019 (Tech Nation Jobs and Skills Report 2020)