On Track to HNC Administration & Information Technology (NC Administration)

On Track to HNC Administration & Information Technology (NC Administration)


The qualification has been designed to provide you with a good all-round knowledge of the office environment and improved IT skills. It aims to prepare you for employment or for progression to further academic qualifications.

You may also achieve two National Progression Awards (NPAs)
• NPA in Administration: Office Skills and Services
• NPA in Administration: Information Technology and Audio
• NPA Medical Receptionist

Core units include:
• Central services
• Communication
• Database
• Event organisation
• Front of office
• Handling business documents
• IT solutions for administrators
• Managing your time and resources
• Researching and preparing presentations
• Spreadsheets for administrators
• Word processing, level 5 and 6

Optional units include:
• Audio
• Administration procedures
• Desktop publishing
• Medical word processing


• Numeracy and Communication at National 4 plus a further relevant National 4 award or
• Equivalent qualification from other awarding bodies
• Students with relevant work experience will also be considered
• Successful performance at interview


HNC/D Administration & IT, Events Management, Travel & Tourism


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