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Business Law - HN Unit

Perth College

Distance learning, Flexible

Other

This course explains the implications of law for business including contract and employment law. Course Content Students will consider a variety of employment related topics and will consider areas such as discipline and dismissal, redundancy and discrimination. You will be introduced to the concept of delict which governs areas such as negligence, employer's liability and product liability. Consideration will be given to the importance of contract law in Scotland and students will study areas such as contract formation, contractual terms, breach of contract and consumer legislation. This course requires approximately 80 hours of study and should be completed within six...

Human Resource Management: Introduction - HN Unit

Perth College

Distance learning, Flexible

Vocational

This introductory unit is intended for anyone preparing to study Human Resource Management, or who are considering a career in this discipline. It is also for others who may wish to gain a holistic overview of how Human Resource Management can add value to an organisation. It is designed to develop knowledge of the role of Human Resource Management as a key function within organisations and also to develop understanding of the background to the development of the discipline of Human Resource Management. It introduces you to the activities that make up human resource management and how these activities contribute...

PDA Management Accounting

Perth College

Distance learning

Vocational

"If you're seeking to enter the world of management accounting or advance your current accounting position, this professional development award in Management Accounting will give you the skills and confidence you need.You will study cost accounting and management accounting using standard accounting software packages."Special FeaturesYou will achieve a nationally-recognised award relevant to the workplaceYou can progress to HNC, HND and degree-level studyYou will receive a high standard of support from your collegeYou will study part time, which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments

Preparing Financial Statements - HN Unit

Perth College

Distance learning, Flexible

Vocational

This module introduces the preparation of final accounts for internal use from information found in the trial balance. It will allow students to prepare a trading, profit and loss appropriation account, calculate gross and net pay, appropriate the profit and distinguish between assets and liabilities in the balance sheet. Course Content - Trading, profit and loss account; - Balance sheet; - Prepayment and accruals; - Depreciation (straight line and reducing balance); - Fixed asset revaluation; - Manufacturing accounts; - Cash flow statements; - Share capital; - Reserves.This course requires approximately 40 hours of study and should be completed within six...

PDA Domestic Conveyancing

Perth College

Flexible, Distance learning

Vocational

"The Professional Development Award in Conveyancing delivers the essential skills and knowledge for practising conveyancing paralegals and is suitable for continuing professional development (CPD) or for anyone seeking to enter employment in this area.If you are working as a paralegal, the PDA will enable you to gain a nationally recognised qualification which proves evidence of your practical, vocationally-relevant skills and will allow you to register under the Registered Paralegal Scheme."Special FeaturesSuccessful completion of the course may also be a stepping-stone to further your legal careerYour PDA is jointly awarded by SQA and the Scottish Paralegal Association (SPA) which is formally...

PDA - Financial Accounting

Perth College

Evening, Distance learning

Vocational

These 'mini' HE Accounting awards are made up of four HN units which can either be completed as stand-alone awards, or can be built on and lead to full HNC awards. PDAs are nationally-recognised qualifications, which can help to enhance the career prospects of candidates. Attendance is required at college classes on a part-time basis.Special Features:This course will develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current financial accounting practice.You will gain knowledge of manual book-keeping skills and be prepared for employment in a financial accounting role.You will develop skills using commercially produced financial accounting software.You will gain experience in preparing...

PDA Education Support Assistance

Perth College

Evening

Vocational

This course aims to provide a qualification for those who are currently employed as an Education Support Assistant or those who would like to take on that role. It will enable you to develop the specific skills of an Education Support Assistant and to develop knowledge of issues associated with children and young people in educational settings. It also provides you with a deeper knowledge of Additional Support Needs across a broad spectrum of specific needs and disabilities. The course includes a work experience element which can be completed either in your workplace if you are currently employed in an...

PDA Information Technology in Business

Perth College

Distance learning, Flexible

Vocational

The Professional Development Award (PDA) in Information Technology in Business at SCQF level 7 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.Special Features:This course will enable you to develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current administrative practice.You will develop skills and knowledge of word processing and presentation packages to aid business communication.You will develop an understanding of database management software and the application of databases to aid business decision making.This course will allow you to develop an understanding of spreadsheets and their...

Recording Financial Information - HN Unit

Perth College

Distance learning

Vocational

This unit is designed to enable you to develop your manual book-keeping skills. It is intended for anyone who wants to take up a career in accounting and/or financial administration. On completion of the Unit you should be able to:1 Record business transactions into a double entry book-keeping system, extract a trial balance and prepare a VAT return.2 Incorporate control mechanisms into the book-keeping system.

PDA Book-keeping

Perth College

Evening

Vocational

This professional development award delivers the essential skills and knowledge for a career in book-keeping or working in an accounting or financial administration role. The PDA courses are quick and cost effective to deliver, so are ideal for developing the skills of young people, graduates, and other adult learners. They are also ideal for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) so employers can enhance the skills of their employees.Special Features:This course will allow you to develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to book-keeping and financial accounting practice.You will acquire manual book-keeping abilities using commercially-produced financial accounting software (SAGE Accounting and SAGE Payroll)...
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