Administration and IT Students Working At PCs
Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
24 Aug 2020
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 year - August to June

This Administration and IT with Digital Technologies course gives you the opportunity to gain the essential skills required to work in a modern office environment. You will learn about the use of Microsoft Office and how to create spreadsheets, presentations and databases.

What will I learn?

  • IT: (Word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, email and the internet)
  • Event costing
  • Word processing
  • Developing skills for employment
  • Communications in administration
  • Preparing Management Accounts
  • Digital Technologies
  • Social media literacy
  • Enterprise project
  • Event Organisation
  • Administration & IT Project Level 5
  • Administration & IT Exam Level 5.

Employer and industry links

The College has employer links with a variety of organisations e.g. Bridge to Business who link us to a variety of entrepreneurs. As part of your course you may go on a trip to visit an organisation and/or guest speakers may be brought in.

Jobs and further study

  • Business with Management,  Advanced Business with Human Resource Management Level 6 
  • Level 6 Business and IT courses at all Campuses
  • HND Administration & IT
  • If you wish to progress to HND you should gain a high grade in your internal exam, pass all units as well as having an excellent academic reference
  • This course will prepare you for administration work in an office environment or a medical environment across a wide range of industries.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Three or more relevant National 4 level units or above (including English), or equivalent
  • Relevant life and work experience will be considered
  • An interview will be part of the selection process
  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for the level you apply for, you may instead be offered an interview for the lower level (which may be at another campus). If you are not interested in this, please inform us in your application, at the bottom of your personal statement.

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?

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

  • Interview and entry skills assessment. This will consist of some basic numeracy and a short piece of writing about why you wish to do this course.
  • The process will consist of an information session, a skills assessment and a one-to-one interview. You must bring any qualifications with you.
  • Interviews will take place between January and August depending on availability of places. The earlier you apply the more likely you are to secure a place.
  • At interview, discussion will take place to ensure you have applied for the correct level of course therefore it is vital you bring any qualifications you have with you

Outcomes will be sent by email within 10 working days of the interview.

If you live some distance away and would prefer a telephone interview, please let us know on application.

Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.

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