• Business

    HNC Administration and IT

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration


  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Strong administration and digital skills are in high demand within the workplace, and there are excellent career opportunities and progression routes. Join our HNC Administration and IT course to develop the essential skills required to work within this sector and see your confidence grow.

Entry Requirements

To join this course, you'll need:

  • a genuine interest in admin or IT
  • a minimum of one Higher, and ideally English or Maths at SCQF Level 5/6
  • we'll also consider a relevant group of NQ Units and SCQF Level 6 or a Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have relevant life experience, practical skills, or previous employment, we may also consider your application.

Course Content

  • Develop digital skills, explore how social media and websites are used by businesses to communicate with customers
  • Understand financial accounting, payroll processes and software used in business
  • Development of strong IT and digital skills, including proficiency in common software packages
  • Enhancement of business communication skills for effective document production and successful meetings or presentations
  • Emphasis on customer care and the application of bookkeeping skills in a business context
  • Complete a work placement within the business sector

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Once you've finished this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to a Level 8 course like HND Administration
  • pursue a university degree through our articulation arrangements
  • start a career in customer service or admin support roles, from PA to admin officer
  • secure part-time or summer jobs through our local employer links
  • work on real projects for local businesses, potentially leading to employment

Why Choose This Course?

The course builds on your admin, digital, IT and practical skills for real-world scenarios; from software packages to creating social media marketing campaigns, you'll gain a toolkit of skills. This course aims to help you adapt, thrive, and excel in the industry. You will also gain PDA Bookkeeping, PDA Office Administration, and PDA Information Technology in Business as part of this course.

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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