HND Administration and IT
Full-time, one year
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.
You’ll focus on advanced word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
You’ll explore ICT in business, including the role of business information in decision making, 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. This includes decision making, delegation, leadership, managing change, recruitment and training. You’ll also look at how to develop individuals within a team for successful and efficient working together.
You’ll look at the important role of marketing in an organisation and how to develop the right marketing mix for products and services. You’ll learn about market research and making effective marketing decisions.
You’ll gain skills in Desk Top Publishing (DTP) and learn how to produce various types of material such as leaflets and posters. You’ll look at design features, layout, graphics, text elements and use of colour, and will produce your own detailed publication.
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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