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Enterprise and Commerce

Business Administration Activities NPA

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 - 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Full time Start date 29/08/22 Duration 41 Weeks

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Course overview

This is a 6 Month course

This course is aimed at those who may have been out of employment for some time and are looking to get back into work.

The main aim of the NPA at SCQF level 4 in administrative activities is to provide a practical and flexible introduction to the administrative sector. This will enable learners to acquire and develop skills and knowledge needed for further study or to access employment in administration as trainees or in junior roles.

This course gives candidates an insight into Digital Business Administration skills, while also improving their English Language.

  • Enable candidates to consider the various options open to them and to make informed career choices for their future.
  • Prepare candidates for entry into further qualifications — in particular directly into SCQF level 5 Administration or SVQ Level 1 or 2.
  • Provide candidates with specific administrative related knowledge and practical skills and the transferable skills demanded by employers.
  • Standardise provision at SCQF level 4.
  • Respond to Sector Skills Council and market demand for relevant skills development and qualifications at the non-advanced level.
  • Develop core and transferrable skill

This course will be delivered using a blended learning model. You will have in-class theory based lessons with some classes being delivered online. You should have access to a PC, Desktop Computer or tablet. 

What you will learn

  • Administrative Activities
  • Preparing Business Documents
  • IT solutions for Administrators
  • Building own Employability Skills
  • Responsibilities of Employment
  • Dealing with work situations

Placement information

No placement is required

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessment

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Applicants will be considered on an individual basis
  • Relevant work experience
  • Support reference

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Group Interview may be required

English Proficiency Requirements

ILETS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • On successful completion of the course you can move onto study level 5 courses within the Enterprise and Commerce department.

Career options

  • Junior Administrator
  • Junior Business assistant  

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 20 Weeks

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