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Administration and Information Technology


Where will I study?

The course will be taught at your local centre.

What qualifications do I need to enrol on this course? Potential students will require either one Higher in a relevant subject (minimum C pass) plus two Standard Grades (usually English and Maths) or a relevant NC qualification of at least twelve credits. Mature students will be considered based on relevant work experience and interview. Students studying individual units will need to satisfy the entry requirements of their chosen unit.

Can I study any units as continuous professional development? Both PDA Office Administration (4 units) and PDA IT in Business (3 units) are available within this course and can be studied on an evening-only basis. Alternatively, any of the course units can be studied on a part-time basis.

How can I continue to develop my skills? After successfully completing this course you will be able to progress to HND Administration and Information Technology.

Why should I consider an HNC in Administration and Information Technology? Do you want to improve your skills in the many challenging and diverse areas of Business and Information Technology? Do you want to enhance your career prospects with a recognised qualification in Administration and Information Technology? Do you want to work towards a qualification which will enable you to study further at HND or even degree level? If yes, then this course may well be the right course for you. You may be a school leaver looking to study for a future career. You could already be working in the world of Administration and Information Technology but looking to improve your skills. Or you may be a more mature student wishing to change career direction and return to study. Taught over one year full-time and 2 years part-time, the course will help you develop and improve your skills and gain confidence and practical experience in the many and varied areas of Administration and Information Technology.

The course will introduce the following required areas: •

Office Administration

Office Technologies


Word Processing and Presentations

for Business

Spreadsheets for Business

Databases for Business

Personal Development Planning

Administration and Information


Recording Financial Transactions

You will also be able to study further in other areas which may interest you specifically – Information Technology, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Personal Enterprise Skills and Financial Accounting Software.

Argyll College UHI Ltd is a Scottish Charity, SC 026685

Argyll College UHI At Argyll College UHI we apply stateof-the-art information technologies – including high-speed internet access and video conferencing facilities – to allow as many students as possible to study throughout Argyll’s dispersed communities. What’s more, as one of the 13 colleges and research institutions that make up the newly formed University of the Highlands and Islands, we can now offer our students even better access to a wide choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. This is in addition to our existing, prolific range of vocational, full and part-time further education courses. Argyll College UHI has 13 centres throughout the Argyll region and you can also look at studying many courses at home if you wish. You choose what you study and how you study it.

To find out more about this course simply contact your nearest centre. Arran Tel: 01770 600 152 Oban Tel: 01631 559 500 Cairndow Tel: 01499 600 141 Campbeltown Tel: 01631 559 670 Construction Skills Centre Tel: 01631 559 830 Craignish Tel: 01852 500 746 Dunoon Tel: 01369 707 182 Fionnphort Tel: 01681 700 377 Islay Tel: 01496 810 130 Lochgilphead Tel: 01546 600 070 Rothesay Tel: 01700 501 000 Tiree Tel: 01879 220 372 Tobermory Tel: 01688 302 801 All Argyll College UHI centres are fully accessible for those students with disabilities

HNC Administration & Information Technology  

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