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HND Computing: Networking
- GG5K 16

HND Computing: Networking<br />- GG5K 16

The rapid growth of the internet and e-business in the modern world has resulted in a global shortage of staff with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to enable them to work in the networking and internet-related sector.

An SQA HND in Computer Networking and Internet Technology covers all the fundamental aspects of Computer Networking and Internet Technology, including routing and switching technology, local area networks infrastructure and maintenance.

The SQA HND in Computer Networking and Internet Technology consists of a total of 30 Unit credits. Each Unit credit is designed to take about 40 hours teaching and learning (though it may take more or less time than this).

An SQA HND in Computer Networking and Internet Technology can gain you entry in to an English speaking university.

SQA's prestigious qualifications are recognised worldwide.

Course Tutor Guide (including Course Framework)

Title: HND Computing: Networking
Code: GG5K 16
Download: Computing: Networking Course Tutor Guide (including Qualification Framework)
Version Change-August 2017

A Guide for Tutors

Communication Units

This document is aimed at tutors who are teaching learners whose first language is not English.

The purpose of this document is to provide a selection of formative exercises that will:

  • provide interesting exercises to motivate learners
  • increase learners' confidence in their ability to communicate effectively in English
  • prepare learners to successfully pass the summative assessments

Communication Units in HNCs and HNDs

Research Skills

This guide provides support for developing good practice in how the Research Skills Unit (F60A 34) might be delivered, scheduled and assessed. It contains guidance on delivering the Research Skills Unit both on a stand-alone basis or integrating with other Units, and provides customised checklists for integration with various Graded Units

Unit Specifications

Security Concepts H17V 34

Unit Specification H17V 34

The Unit Security Concepts (H17V 34) has been replaced by the Unit Network Security Concepts (HT9G 34). Centres must enter candidates for the replaced Unit (HT9G 35) from 1st August 2017.Centres may continue to enter students on the Unit (H17V 34) but all students must have completed and results submitted for the Unit by no later than 31/07/2020.