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Administration and Information Technology HNC

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £793
(see funding options)

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Course overview

This is a day-release HNC (a system of allowing employees days off work to go on educational courses) and you will attend Edinburgh College one day a week over two years. This course is an excellent opportunity, designed to be taken alongside your full-time work, in order to progress in your avid career and gain vital industry skills; creating a more productive work environment. 

Administration and Information Technology HNC will develop your IT, communication and organisational skills. This course is a stepping stone toward a rewarding career as a financial assistant, personal assistant, administrator or office manager. You should study this course to enhance your skills in your current job and workplace in order to progress internally.

What you will learn

  • Personal Development Planning
  • Office Administration
  • Digital Technologies for administrators
  • IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications
  • IT in Business: Spreadsheets
  • IT in Business: Databases
  • Recording Financial Transactions
  • Communications: Business Communication
  • Administration and Information Technology: Graded Unit

    How the course is assessed

    • You will be continually assessed throughout this course. 

    Number of days per week

    • 1 day per week in college

    Entry requirements

    • Two Highers or relevant experience in an office environment 

    English Proficiency Requirements

    IELTS 5.5

    Progression and Articulation Routes

    • Administration and Information Technology HND taught at Edinburgh College 
    • Second year entry into a university course  

    Career options

    • This course can lead to a promotion at work 
    • Finance assistant 
    • Personal assistant  
    • HR assistant 
    • Administrator 
    • Office Manager 

    Study Options

    Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
    Sighthill Campus Part time 29/08/22 41 Weeks £793

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