Business, Administration and Marketing
UHI West Highland
This is a brand new course for anyone wishing to embark on a career, or progress to further study, in Business, Administration or Marketing.
Designed for the modern work environment, this course will give you an excellent grounding in administration technologies, business and marketing approaches, whilst also incorporating important finance and customer service skills, crucial for all relevant career options.
During your course, we introduce you to using a range of digital technologies, which will help you get the most from your course and at the same time develop your digital skills. Find out more about key computing skills and essential student skills.
The course contains 4 NPA Qualifications. These are:
- NPA Business with Information Technology
- NPA Business with Marketing
- NPA Administration: Information Technology and Audio
- NPA PC Passport
The unit topics you will study include:
- Understanding business
- Marketing basic principles
- IT units covering: word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and databases
- Customer service skills, incl social media skills
- Management skills
- Event organisation
- Recording cash transactions
- Audio and e-touch typing skills
More than just your subject
Imagine coming out of college with your subject qualification PLUS a portfolio of skills endorsed by employers. That’s exactly what you will get with us. Our skills+ portfolio is part of your full-time course. You will develop skills in digital literacy, entrepreneurship, metaskills, work-readiness, net-zero, wellbeing, and the skills you need for your future aspirations. Our skills+ portfolio becomes your portfolio to take away with you. Whilst studying your subject you will build your skills+ portfolio and gain confidence and resilience along the way.
This qualification could be your start to a successful career in many business sectors, as well as providing a good platform to continue onto further study both here and further afield including:
Both of these courses are taught in a live online classroom and can be studied from any of our college centres or from home.
Ideally students will have achieved at least 3 National 5s including English or another literary subject. Some basic IT skills would be an advantage.If you don't meet our entry requirements, your previous experience may still qualify you for this course. Mature students will be considered on merit. All candidates will be invited to an information event.