The course helps candidates to develop administrative and IT skills, and an understanding of related theory, enabling them to effectively contribute to and support organisations.

  • Information handling
  • Information and communication Technology (ICT)
  • Problem solving
  • Using technology for electronic communication
  • Information sourcing
  • Using spreadsheets, databases, presentations, word-processing, and desktop publishing to prepare documents
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Employability, enterprise, and citizenship
  • Organisation skills
  • Prioritisation
  • Administrative Practices

  • IT Solutions for Administrators

  • Communication in Administration

  • You should have achieved the fourth curriculum level or the National 4 Administration and IT course or equivalent qualifications and/or experience prior to starting this course.
  • This course is offered as Year 2 study (S4 school pupils) for those that have successfully completed Year 1 NPA Administration Activities – Administration and IT: An introduction.
  • Must have a positive attendance record.
  • Higher Administration and IT course

  • Other qualifications in administration and IT or related areas

  • Further study, employment and/or training

Employment could be gained in the administration, business, and commercial sector in one of the following job roles:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Front of office staff
  • Receptionist
  • School transition form
  • Positive lecturer progression report