• August
  • Part-Time Evening
  • 1 year
  • Computing and IT
  • HNC (SCQF Level 7)


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Intro to the course:

This course delivers the skills and knowledge needed for a range of administrative roles. It has particular emphasis on the use of IT within a business environment.

HNC (SCQF Level 7)

Study mode
Multiple Available

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

  • candidates employed within an administration role who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • candidates in employment

What will I study?

There are 4 mandatory units:

  • IT in business: word processing and presentation applications (2 units)
  • IT in business: databases
  • IT in business: spreadsheets

Next Step Course Options

  • HNC Administration and Information Technology
  • HND Administration and Information Technology
  • HNC Business
  • HND Business
  • PDA in Office Management and Information Technology at SCQF level 8

How will I be assessed?

Assessments are ongoing throughout the course and will be a mix of practical tasks and written reports.

Why should I choose this course?

This course is for you if you want to:

  • broaden your personal and professional development opportunities
  • undertake continuous professional development (CPD) 
  • develop study and research skills

Where can this course lead?

The PDA Information Technology in Business will prepare candidates for employment in administrative roles within a wide range of public and private sector organisations. 

What are the entry requirements?

Any of the following:

  • communication core skill at SCQF level 5 or equivalent
  • experience of working in an administration environment
  • IT skills at SCQF level 5
  • SVQ Business and Administration level 2

What are the interview arrangements?

Your offer will be based on your application.  

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

Choose your study options

Study mode Part-Time Evening Start date 28/08/2023 Duration 1 year
Study mode Part-Time and Day Release Start date 28/08/2023 Duration 1 year
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