Pathways to Administration Business & Employability (Level 4)

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Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Academic Year - 2.5 Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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Course overview

The Pathways to Administration, Business & Employability course is ideal if you want to develop your  knowledge and practical skills relating to the administration and business industry.

The course will explore a variety of disciplines such as, word processing, spreadsheets, finance, social media in the customer service environment, employability and preparation for job interviews, enhancing your prospects of gaining employment.

You will also have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and understanding for setting up, participating and evaluating an enterprise activity

What you will learn

The NQ course may include the following subjects (subject to change):

  • Word Processing
  • Understanding Business
  • Developing Skills for Employment
  • Spreadsheets for Administrators
  • IT Solutions for Administrators
  • Social Media for Customer Service
  • Financial & Cost Accounting
  • Working for yourself (TBC)
  • Enterprise Skills
  • NM Interview preparation

Entry requirements

The course is ideal for school leavers and adult returners

  • National 3 English at grade C or above (or equivalent)

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL National 5 (or equivalent)
  • If you do not have a formal ESOL qualification but your language skills meet this level, you should apply for your course and then contact our Admissions team to organise an internal language assessment  here at the College.

Applicants without formal qualifications are encouraged to apply and will be assessed on an individual basis

Career Opportunities

This course is ideal if you want to develop a career within the administration and business industry in areas such as receptionist, clerical assistant, call centre operative, general office role, customer service, retail sector or to assist in starting up your own business

Future prospects

Successful students may progress onto the following courses: -

  • NQ Level 5 Administration
  • NQ L5 Business
  • NQ Level 6  Administration
  • NQ L6  Business


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