This course will provide you with the range of advanced skills and understanding required to work in all business sectors, offering a range of specialisms which provide specific knowledge and skill requirements. If you are aiming to go into employment or self-employment, this course will allow you to develop the essential skills required to succeed in a modern business environment.

Successful completion of this course will put you in a stronger position to progress to the next stage of your career or to progress to Higher National level study.

You will study a range of subjects including:

  • Business formation
  • Marketing
  • Business skills and behaviours
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology

You will also have the opportunity to select specialisms in areas such as:

  • Administration
  • Accounting
  • Legal Services
  • One year full-time
  • Part-time options are available

One of the following:

  • A relevant National 5 qualification at Level C or above plus three other National 5 units at Level C or above or equivalent
  • Intermediate Certificate: Business and Enterprise with a minimum of 12 credits
  • Other relevant Intermediate Certificate qualifications
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

  • HNC: Administration and Information Technology SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Administration and Information Technology SCQF Level 8
  • HNC: Legal Services SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Legal Services SCQF Level 8
  • HNC: Business SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Business SCQF Level 8
  • HNC: Accounting SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Accounting SCQF Level 8
  • HNC: Events SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Events Management SCQF Level 8

Upon successful completion, you could look for opportunities in the business sector, including:

  • Accounts assistant
  • Payroll assistant
  • Human resource assistant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Legal assistant
  • Office administrator
  • Sales assistant
  • Sales supervisor
  • An interview may be required to evidence your ability to study at this level