The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of administration in the workplace and develop IT skills which will enable learners to organise, manage and communicate information, to carry out administrative tasks and to organise and support events.
Learners will develop an understanding of key legislation, the benefits of good customer care and the skills, qulaities and attributes required of administrators.
IT Solutions and Administrators
Using word processing, spreadsheets and databases to create and edit business documents, problem solve and organise and manage information.
Communication in Administration (National 5)
Using IT for gathering and sharing infornation; learners will develop an understanding of reliable sources of information and use the most appropriate methods for gathering information.
AtS5/6 levelthere are a variety of courses on offer which accommodates a range of levels. We currently offer: -
Higher Business Management
The course focuses on the key functional areas of businesses and the importance of enterprise to all organisations and the increasing role that information and communication technology (ICT) plays in a business-orientated organisations. Topics covered are:
Business in Contemporary Society
Marketing and Operations
Finance and Human Resource Management
Higher Business Administration
Pupils will examine the effective and efficient delivery of business and organisational objectives as well as developing planning and organising skills. Pupils will use a range of software packages in an office environment and ICT to solve business problems. The course comprises of two elements:
Effectiveness in the workplace; changing working practices; recruiting, developing and supporting staff; planning, conducting and supporting meetings; effective customer service.
Information Technology for Management
Using spreadsheets and databases to problem solve; produce solutions in a range of word processing documents.