What is special about this course?
This course is an excellent opportunity for people who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the areas of business, administration and finance. This all-round qualification provides the opportunity to experience all 3 areas of study in one award. Students will be supported to consider their own development and next steps whether it is to HN study or employment. The programme is very practical in nature and will develop skills sought after by employers. Students will also develop transferable skills such as team working, communication, time management and organisational skills which are all critical in employment and study.
If you are considering HN study next year then this could be the ideal stepping stone for you as this course is SCQF level 6 which will provide the opportunity to hone knowledge and skills required for gaining entry to either HNC Business, HNC Accounting or HNC Administration and IT.
You should have Communications and Numeracy or equivalent at SCQF 5 or equivalent.
Your application and interview will form part of the selection process.
If you are unsure about whether this is the right course for you, please arrange an appointment with a member of the College staff to discuss it.
You will study a range of units in the areas of business, administration and finance which include the following:
- Understanding Business
- Human Resources: Administration
- Administrative Theory and practice
- IT Solutions for Administrators
- Enterprise Activity
- Financial Accounting: An Introduction
- Management Accounting: An Introduction
You will also undertake Personal development planning in order to prepare you either for further study or employment.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
Face to face
How long will my course last?
18 hours per week
Where can I study my course?
- Perth College UHI
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
On successful completion of the course you should be able to join the HNC Administration and Information Technology, HNC Accounting or HNC Business.
Alternatively, you may be able to find employment in one of the key areas of the course such as administration, for example, as an administrative assistant, in a junior clerical position or as a receptionist. If business is your preferred option, then this qualification should help you to find a job as a clerical or retail assistant within the public or private business sector. Finally, if accounting is your preference then this qualification should equip you to apply for roles such as trainee or junior accounts assistant or a clerical assistant.
Is there more information available online?
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