Creative Problem Solving using Technology SCQF Level 4

An introduction to modern technology: internet safety, data security, word processing, presentations and spreadsheets.


Why take this course?

This course is designed for those returning to education and develop their computing skills. Find out how software and the internet can help solve 21st Century problems.

Successfully completing the course and will boost your confidence in computing.

What you will experience

Small class, two-days a week, with friendly staff helping you boost your knowledge of using computers beyond getting online and email. We introduce you to modern technology such as: internet safety, data security, word processing, presentations and spreadsheets.

This course incorporates an NPA PC Passport at SCQF Level 4.

Student at a computer

Key facts

Mode of study
Subject area

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

You will need a pen and paper.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

Successful completion of the course could allow progression to SCQF Level 5 courses in this subject area, for example:



The reduced fee for this course is for those who are assessed as a Home Fee Student.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information on eligibility.

Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.