Computing and Digital Technologies

NQ Digital Design & Web Development


Available at Blended Learning Motherwell


The NQ Digital Design & Web Development is intended for those interested in pursuing a career in Web Design & Development, including online games and website creation. This course is the perfect choice if you are looking to develop skills already gained, or an ideal starting point if you already hold a good selection of National 5 qualifications.

You will also develop personal and employability skills to prepare you for either further study or employment.

Course Information

One of the following:

  • Four National 5 passes (preferably including Computing, Science or Mathematics).
  • NQ qualification at Level 5 in a computing-related area.

Previous employment or practical experience may be considered in place of formal entry requirements.

Please note: Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview, and an academic reference may be requested.

You'll learn skills and gain knowledge from the following areas:

  • Web Design and Development
  • App and Software Development
  • Mobile Technology and Mobile Apps
  • Digital Media - Images and Video
  • Databases and MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access may be options. 

During the course you will be given the opportunity to develop employability skills through work placements and employer visits, including an opportunity to undertake an overseas work placement for 2 weeks of the academic year.

You can progress to NQ Level 6 Digital Design & Web Development Part 2 within the College.

You may have opportunities to progress to other HNCs within the Faculty of Computing & Creative Industries.

Classes Available

Blended Learning Motherwell


  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 23 Aug 2021