Administration NPA SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

Please note this course starts in January only.

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

Entry requirements

Mature students

  • Selection by interview
  • Interest in the subject should be demonstrated in your personal statement

School Leavers

  • Four Standard Grades at 3 or above/National 4 at pass, including English
  • Interest in the subject should be demonstrated in your personal statement and interview.

Interview Information

Due to the nature of this course you will be invited  for an informal interview/information session to allow the team to find out more about you and to assess your suitability for the course. 


Subjects include:

  • Word processing
  • Researching and preparing presentations
  • Communications
  • Event organisation
  • Front of house
  • Office technologies

How will I study my course?

    • Face-to-face
    • Work placement

    How long will my course last?

    18 Weeks

    Please note this course starts in January only.

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



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


    Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • HNC Administration and Information Technology
    • Employment in a junior administrative role in a range of sectors including finance, health, human resources, hospitality, IT, marketing, retail and the public sector. 

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