• August
  • Full-Time
  • Business Management
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

Business and administrative skills required for progression to a higher-level course or employment. You'll learn about finance, marketing, human resources, office technologies and customer care plus skills in administration, communication and ICT.

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Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to develop their career in the admin or IT sectors. It will suit school leavers or those looking to change career or take their first steps into the industry.

What will I study?

You'll gain skills in using spreadsheets, databases, word-processing, accounts, law, office skills and communication. You'll learn through groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessment through a range of practical activities, candidate folios, self-evaluation, planning and review using secure SQA assessment support packs.

Why should I choose this course?

This course is a direct route to HNC courses in administration, business or human resource management.

Where can this course lead?

This course prepares you for higher studies in administration, business and human resource management, and junior roles in business, events, finance, healthcare, HR, hospitality, IT, marketing, retail, and the voluntary and public sectors.

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following:

  • ICT, Numeracy and Communication at National 4 plus a further relevant National 4 award.
  • Equivalent recognised qualification.
  • Relevant work experience Acceptance may depend on interview.

What are the interview arrangements?

Group information session followed by one-to-one interview.

Other information:

On successful completion of this course you will achieve an NC in Business and 2 National Progression Awards (NPA): NPA in Office Skills and NPA in Business and Marketing.

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