HND Business students with lecturer
Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
11 Jan 2021
Qualification Type
Course Type
Short Full-Time
February to June

Not sure what you want to do after school? Maybe you left school some time back and feel that you'd like to get back to studying, but gradually? Want to improve your IT skills but unsure of what else to do? How about this course which will give you an introduction to some Business Administration and Accounting subjects, as well as improving your IT skills?

What will I learn?

Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, this course will be delivered via a blended learning approach - which may include limited face-to-face learning on campus combined with remote learning off-campus and digital learning approaches. If and when delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place. If you require any support in learning digitally please inform the Course Leader or Student Support team.

  • Keyboarding and word processing
  • Administrative practices
  • Information Technology
  • Financial skills for a small business
  • Influences on business
  • Communication in administration
  • Customer care
  • Presentation skills

There will also be an exam as part of this course.

Employer and industry links

The College has employer links with a variety of organisations. As part of your course you may go on a trip to visit an organisation and/or guest speakers may be brought in.  This is dependent on whether teaching is on campus.

Jobs and further study

  • Various NQ level 5 courses in Business, Administration, Finance and IT
  • If you wish to progress, you should gain a high grade in your exam and pass all units, as well as having an excellent acaemic reference and attendance
  • This course will prepare you for administrative work in an office environmnet across a very wide range of industries.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Two National 4 level units or equivalent
  • Applications are invited from those without formal qualifications, but have relevant work/life experience

Entry requirement equivalency table

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

When you apply:

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and we will be in contact (remember to check your SPAM folder if you do not hear from us).

We will review your application, may request further information or there may be a telephone interview.  Once a decision has been made you will be informed of the decision.

Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information, for example Student Funding, Joining Instructions and Induction Date.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3242