HNC Administration & Information Technology

HNC Administration & Information Technology


This qualification allows you to develop IT skills, technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current practice; interpersonal skills relevant to an administrative role; personal effectiveness; communication and presentation techniques.

The full time course also includes two Professional Development Awards:
•    PDA in Information Technology in Business
•    PDA in Office Administration

Core units
• Microsoft Office applications: word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentations
• Office administration
• Office technologies
• Business communication
• Recording financial transactions
• Personal development planning
• Graded unit

Optional units
• Digital culture
• Visual communication: social media
• Communication in Spanish
• Customer care
• Marketing
• Hospital patient administration

Successful achievement of this award allows full membership to the Institute of Professional Administrators and Associate membership of the Institute of Administrative Management.


• 1 relevant Higher plus 3 National 5 awards or
• Relevant National Qualification group award at SCQF Level 5/6 or
• SVQ Business and Administration Level 2 or 3 or
• Equivalent qualification from other awarding bodies
• Students with relevant work experience will also be considered
• Successful performance at interview


2nd year HND Administration & Information Technology, 2nd year of a relevant business, management or IT related degree


Employment in a senior administrative role in a number of sectors, including finance, health care, HR, hospitality, IT, marketing, retail and the public sector.