Get Connected and Introduction to Internet of Things (Skills Boost/YPG)

Course Content

This interactive course is for those who want to learn how to use a computer, connect devices and access search, email, and social media. The second part of the course is for those who have curiosity around the “Internet of Things” - the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, all collecting and sharing data. Start your digital upskilling and IoT learning journey here and learn the skills you will need to land a well-paying job. No previous knowledge is required.

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Understand computer networking and create accounts on Facebook/LinkedIn/YouTube
  • Understand how the IoT is bridging the gap
  • Understand the security concerns when implementing these solutions

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements.

Method of Assessment

  • Chapter reading
  • Practice labs
  • Cisco Packet Tracer activities
  • Interactive activities, videos, & quizzes
  • Final exam

Future Prospects

Completion of this course can lead to further study on one of our Certificate or HN courses depending on previous experience and qualifications.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Computing & Creative Media

  • This course is currently free as part of our Skills Boost Activity but would normally cost £190.00
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