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Applications for January 2020 are now closed.

Did you know you can study HN units whilst still at school? If you are in S6 check out the range of units available to study. For more information or to book, please click on the Moray College UHI Postal Booking Form and submit to Emma.Innes.Moray@uhi.ac.uk

Ethical Hacking Fundamentals content

Ethical Hacking Fundamentals

Ethical Hacking Fundamentals

H1EP 34: SCQF Level 7 HNC unit

The unit aims to introduce candidates to the concepts and practical skills required in real life ethical hacking engagements. By the end of this Unit candidates should be aware of the importance of the role of IT security and be able to perform information gathering steps, system security testing, system exploits, and access maintenance/track covering techniques and suggest possible countermeasures within a security assessment report. (SQA, 2019)

Cost: Free 
Day: Friday or Tuesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 2pm – 4pm

 

Software Development: Programming Foundations content

Software Development: Programming Foundations

Software Development: Programming Foundations

H17X 34: SCQF Level 7 HNC unit

The unit introduces candidates to generic fundamental programming constructs which are required as a base for software development. The Unit should introduce the importance of programming/scripting within computing. The Unit will allow candidates to understand the importance of good design and good programming practices within programming. The candidates should consolidate basic programming skills and introduce more complex programming program structures. The candidates should be able demonstrate understanding of the concepts of modularity, parameter passing and objects. (SQA 2019)

Cost: Free
Day: Monday 9am-11am or Thursday 11am-1pm
Location: Moray College UHI

Digital Media: Video content

Digital Media: Video

Digital Media: Video

HF51 34: SCQF Level 7 HNC unit

The purpose of this Unit is to introduce learners to the fundamental concepts of digital video production, in terms of defining project requirements, planning and production. Practical experience will be gained in the acquiring and editing video data to a given project brief. This Unit will also introduce learners to wider areas of consideration in digital video production in terms of copyright issues.

The Unit is suitable for learners who have limited or no experience of using video authoring packages and who wish to gain or enhance their knowledge and skills in the use of video within digital media. (SQA 2019)

Cost: Free
Day: Thursday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 2pm – 4pm

Computing: Introduction to Project Management content

Computing: Introduction to Project Management

Computing: Introduction to Project Management

H17D 34; SCQF Level 7 HNC unit

This Unit will enable candidates to develop the basic knowledge and skills required to plan, implement, monitor, manage and report on a small scale project.

The Unit is intended for candidates who are working or preparing to work in an environment where they would be expected to work as part of a project managed team in the public, private or voluntary sectors. This Unit will aid the candidates understanding of how projects are created run and managed.

Cost: Free
Day: Monday 2pm-4pm or Tuesday 11am-1pm
Location: Moray College UHI

Biotechnology content

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

H92634 Biotechnology: An Introduction

This Unit is designed to enable learners to understand key aspects of biotechnology, including how genetically modified organisms are produced, the growth vessels used for large scale synthesis of biotechnology products, and the traditional and novel applications of biotechnology. Learners will also develop awareness of ethical issues relevant to biotechnology.

Cost: Free
Day: Thursday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 11am-1pm

Plan, Teach and Evaluate Gym Based Exercise content

Plan, Teach and Evaluate Gym Based Exercise

Plan, Teach and Evaluate Gym Based Exercise

SCQF Level 7 HNC Unit

This unit is ideal if you are interested in pursuing a career in the Fitness industry or you have a passion for attending the gym. Studying this unit will give you the knowledge required to deliver a series of resistance, cardiovascular, body weight and other gym based modalities. You will improve your knowledge and understanding of adaptations to exercise to deliver client specific gym based sessions in a  professional, competent and confident manner.

Cost: Free
Day: Wednesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 9.15am-2pm

Sports Development: An Introduction content

Sports Development: An Introduction

Sports Development: An Introduction

SCQF Level 7 HNC Unit

This module will give an introduction into sport development strategies and will allow you to Investigate a variety of current sport and fitness interventions. The module will involve delivering a 4-week Coaching plan to school children in a sport that is under represented in Moray.

Cost: Free
Day: Tuesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 3pm-5pm

Psychology of Sports Coaching content

Psychology of Sports Coaching

Psychology of Sports Coaching

SCQF Level 7 HNC Unit

Learn about the psychological aspects of Sport and how they affect performance. You will learn of methods used to support performers that struggle with things such as confidence, stress and anxiety.

Cost: Free
Day: Wednesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 11am-1pm

Payroll content

Payroll

Payroll

H4J9 34

This Unit introduces learners to basic payroll calculations and procedures and the processing of payroll using a commercially produced payroll software package.

The Unit is primarily intended for learners who expect to take up a career in financial administration or accounting. It is also relevant to those with appropriate work experience and who wish to formalise their skills in payroll operations (SQA, 2019).

Cost: Free
Day: Wednesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 11am-1pm

Digital Marketing Communication: An Introduction content

Digital Marketing Communication: An Introduction

Digital Marketing Communication: An Introduction

FK93 34

This Unit is designed to provide candidates with an introductory understanding of the role of digital media in contemporary marketing communications.

The Unit explores current techniques and provides the candidate with the opportunity to develop practical skills through the use of a social networking tool (SQA, 2019).

Cost: Free 
Day: Monday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 9am - 11am

Recruitment, Selection and Induction content

Recruitment, Selection and Induction

Recruitment, Selection and Induction

H1XK 34

This Unit is designed to provide an introduction to the recruitment, selection and induction process. It will provide candidates with the knowledge and skills to enable them to effectively contribute to each stage of the process.

On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to; contribute to the recruitment process, contribute to the selection process and design an induction programme for a new employee (SQA, 2019).

Cost: Free 
Day: Monday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 9am-11am

IT in Business: Database content

IT in Business: Database

IT in Business: Database

F84X 34

This Unit introduces the fundamental principles of database design and the use of database management software to aid decision-making in business. It is be relevant to candidates moving into positions which have a responsibility for information management with focus on analysis of and presentation of data.  On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to: Design a relational database structure from source documents, modify and store data using a relational database and query and present information to aid decision-making (SQA, 2019).

Cost: Free 
Day: Tuesday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 11am-1pm

Economic Issues: An Introduction content

Economic Issues: An Introduction

Economic Issues: An Introduction

F7J8 34

This Unit introduces candidates to fundamental issues in economics with a particular emphasis on the business environment. Candidates will learn about the basic economic problem and how the consumer and other economic agents address this problem. Candidates are introduced to the operation of markets and actions that can be taken to help avoid market failure. The Unit introduces the theory of National Income and the circular flow of income model. 

On completion of this Unit, the candidate should be able to: Explain the allocation of resources within the economy, explain the theory of National Income and explain and evaluate the role of government policy in the UK market (SQA, 2019).

 

Cost: Free 
Day: Monday
Location: Moray College UHI
Time: 11am - 1pm