Administration and IT develops candidates’ organisational and IT skills. Candidates develop an understanding of administration in the workplace and the IT skills required for the role.
The course consists of 4 units.
- Administrative Practices.
- IT Solutions for Administrators.
- Communication in administration.
- Administration and IT Assignment.
This course enables candidates to apply:
- Skills in using spreadsheets, databases, presentations, word-processing and desktop publishing.
- Skills for using technology for electronic communication and sourcing information.
- Skills in problem solving.
- Theory of administration in the workplace.
This Course enables candidates to:
- Complete integrated tasks requiring advanced skills in digital technologies to produce, process and manage information, and solve problems.
- Complete integrated tasks requiring skills in electronic research to source complex information.
- Complete integrated tasks requiring effective communication, taking account of its context, purpose and audience.
- Apply knowledge and understanding of effective administration in the workplace to a set of written questions.
- National 4 - units are assessed internally, all units including the assignment must be passed in order to achieve the award.
- National 5 and Higher – candidates are assessed externally through 2 components:
- Component 1: Question Paper worth 50 marks (42%)
- Component 2: Assignment worth 70 marks (58%)
The course opens up a range of progression routes to further education, including other National Qualifications:
- Skills for Work.
- National Progression Awards.
- National Certificates
S.Q.A Higher Papers