The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6. The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
HNC is a level 04 qualification made up of 120 credits. This is made-up of 08 units, each with a value of 15 credits. It is usually studied over a period of one year as a full-time programme or two years as a part-time programme.
|Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing||Unit Credit||Level|
|Core Unit||Unit 01: Programming||15||4|
|Core Unit||Unit 02: Networking||15||4|
|Core Unit||Unit 03: Professional Practice||15||4|
|Core Unit||Unit 04: Database Design & Development||15||4|
|Core Unit||Unit 05: Security||15||4|
|Core Unit||Unit 06: Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson–set)||15||4|
|Elective Unit||Unit 07: Strategic Information Systems||15||4|
|Elective Unit||Unit 10: Website Design & Development||15||4|
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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing
Qualifications are awarded following the decision of the Assessment Board held by ACBT and the Verification of the Pearson External Verifiers.
To achieve a Pearson BTEC HNC qualification a student must have: