HND Administration and IT
Full-time, one year
From 27 Aug 2018
Every type of business and organisation needs people with administration and IT skills to help it run efficiently. This ranges from small specialist firms to large national companies and government organisations like local councils or the NHS. There are also many different roles available, so if you invest in some good admin and IT skills now, you could have a great future ahead!
If you’d like to work in administration or IT, then this course can help set you up for a great career.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have previous employment, practical or life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course will develop your existing skills and introduce new ones to make you highly employable in an admin or IT role.
By this level, your IT and computer skills will already be high, but now you’re going to take them even further, focussing on advanced word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
You’ll explore ICT in business, including data communication systems, project management software and software for presentations.
You’ll learn about office management and gain valuable skills for organising an admin environment effectively, such as decision making, delegation, leadership and recruitment. You’ll also look at how to develop individuals within a team for efficient working together.
You’ll look at the important role of marketing and how to develop the right marketing mix for products and services. You’ll learn about market research, segmentation and targeting, and making effective marketing decisions.
You’ll gain skills in Desk Top Publishing (DTP), learning how to produce various types of material such as leaflets and posters.
You’ll look at business strategy and culture, including developing strategies for success, company values and ethics, and how to manage to change within an organisation.
Finally, you’ll have the chance to:
Some students may also have the opportunity to:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
Potential careers include:
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