HNC Administration and IT

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This course is designed for those who are currently working in or who wish to take up a career in Administration and Information Technology. This award provides the skills and knowledge demanded of a modern working environment.  


  • One relevant* Higher at C grade or above OR
  • an appropriate grouping of National 5/Intermediate 2 and Higher units OR
  • NQ Administration/NQ Business /NQ Accounting at SCQF Level 5/6

Please note:

  • Each applicant is considered on an individual basis and previous work experience and prior learning will be taken into consideration.  
  • Relevant* subjects include Administration, Business Management, English, Mathematics, Geography, History and a Science Subject.
  • Due to the high number of applications received, not all applicants who meet the minimum requirements can be selected for interview. Therefore, a well-written personal statement will be supportive in this process.

Core units include:

  • Office Administration and Digital Technologies for Administrators
  • IT in Business: Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Databases
  • Communication and Personal Development Planning


Additional subject areas:

  • Finance/Book-keeping
  • Marketing
  • Customer Care 


Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: