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Enterprise and Commerce

Access to HNC Legal Services Business and Administration

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

This six-month course is designed to introduce you to a wide range of law, business, marketing and administration subjects. You will develop essential skills and knowledge which are vital to supporting your future career in legal administration or in a business or profession where awareness of legal principles would be particularly valuable. While gaining knowledge and understanding of business and administration. You will also develop other general skills such as word processing and customer care which you can use in a wide variety of industries. This course can enhance your employment prospects. 

Upon successful completion of the course, you can progress onto the HNC Legal, Police, Business, Administration or Marketing within the Enterprise and Commerce department. 

The course is delivered using a blended learning model, consisting of in-class and/or online delivery. You should have access to a PC, desktop computer or tablet. PCs are available in the college for student use.

Your employer may be entitled to funding for this course.

What you will learn

Some of the subjects you will study:

Consumer Protection Legislation in Scotland: An Introduction - an introduction to the current statutory provisions relating to consumer protection and appropriate remedies. In this Unit, candidates will explore the protections afforded to consumers in relation to buying goods, harmful products and consumer credit agreements.

Skills for Customer Care - learn how to deliver good customer care and designed to enable the candidate to recognise the importance of customer care within a work environment. You will consider the key principles of good customer care and how this affects the success of an organisation.

Information and Communication Technology - you will learn how to access process and present information using different types of technology.

Property Law: An Introduction - introduction to the Law of Property in Scotland, to enable them to explain the principle aspects of property law, apply their knowledge and suggest actions to be taken to ensure legal compliance.

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessments throughout the course

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 4 passes National 5 at C or above including English/Communication and Maths/Numeracy at level 5 or equivalent

Or

  • Successful completion of a relevant SCQF level 5 course

Or

  • Successful completion of the current level 5 course
  • Relevant work experience
  • Applications will be assessed on an individual basis

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • No interview required

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS  5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HNC/D year 1 course within Business, Legal, Police, Administration or Marketing

Career options

  • Legal Secretary
  • Court Administrative Assistant
  • Court Legal Advisor
  • Secretary
  • Paralegal
  • Administration Officer
  • Marketing Assistant

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 23/01/23 20 Weeks

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