Administration, Office Skills and Services NPA

What is special about this course?

A hands-on course that introduces you to word processing, researching and preparing presentations, event organisation, front of house activities, and office technologies such as photocopying, internet and email. 

Entry requirements

School leavers: Four National 4 at pass, including English.

Mature students: There are no formal entry requirements, however interest in this area should be demonstrated in your personal statement.


Units include:-

  • Event organisation
  • Accounting skills
  • Recording cash transactions
  • Researching and preparing presentations
  • Communications
  • Central services

How will I study my course?

Additional information for course delivery in 2021-22

This course will be delivered in January by blended learning - a combination of face to face and remote learning. You will attend campus in person two days per week and you will access timetabled sessions remotely, via your computer or device, one day per week.

    Blended Learning

    How long will my course last?

    18 Weeks

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Employment in a junior administrative role in a range of sectors including finance, health care, HR, hospitality, IT, marketing, retail and the public sector. 

    Is there more information available online?

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.