Digital Skills Ready

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

Course aimed at adult returners to update their understanding of what Digital Skills are and how digital skills could help them widen their employment opportunities.

Database
(ECDL Single Unit)

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of fundamental Database concepts.  British Computer Society (BCS) certificated course.

Word Processing (ECDL Single Unit)

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of fundamental Word Processing concepts. This includes creating, formatting and finishing Word Processing documents.  British Computer Society (BCS) certificated course.

Python

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

Python is an interpreted, high-level and general-purpose programming language. Python is used within data science and data analytics.

This course will cover programming through a beginner level, intermediate and advanced level.

Visual Communication (Graphic Design With Moving Image) (NQ)

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Graphic design
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

This is a Fast Track intensive course for those wanting to re-skill, re-train, widen or enhance their current skills. Graphic Design with Moving Image combines the development of innovative and creative thinking with technological skill.

Data Citizenship & Data Science

SCQF Level 4

Provided by Borders College
Provided by Borders College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

This is a National Progression Award for adults who are unemployed and those returning to the workplace this course focussed on Data Citizenship, Data Science and core skills.

Improve Your Digital Skills Through PC Passport NPA

SCQF Level 4

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Photo of Adobe Products installed on a laptop
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

Students will improve skills in key areas such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, to help to prepare them for employment and further study.

NPA PC Passport

SCQF Level 4

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

This course will provide you with up-to-date knowledge and skills in a range of popular IT software, such as Office 365. You will improve skills in key areas such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, preparing them for employment and further study.

CISCO IT Essentials
(Cyber Security)

SCQF Level 5

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Courses will be delivered via time-tabled online classes, using MS Teams, supported with online learning resources in the College's Virtual Learning Environment.

Learn how to install, configure and troubleshoot mobile devices, identify common security threats like phishing and spoofing, alongside developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, using real equipment.

Photography NC

SCQF Level 6

Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
Photography NQ
Provided by Dumfries & Galloway College
A mixture of on campus classroom attendance and time-tabled online classes along with online learning materials.

This is a Fast Track intensive course for those wanting to re-skill, re-train, widen or enhance their current skills.

The programme provides a broad foundation of photographic skills and experiences relating to studio and location photography using digital, film and traditional media. The programme also develops experience of co-operative working, presentation, exhibition and self-promotion skills that may provide initial entry to employment within the photo-imaging sector or enhance current skills in the workplace.