This course is designed to prepare you for employment with responsibility within an office environment. The course is aimed at those who have good basic office skills and wish to develop their competence to a high level. You will be expected to develop office systems and procedures, to develop effective working relationships with managers, colleagues and team members, to display a high standard of computer skills and to research and present information.
You will be required to partake in regular work experience placements in the Business Admin Centre at Hugh Baird College, in order to develop your skills and be assessed.
Assessment is ongoing and you will complete a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that you are competent in all areas required at this level. In addition, you will study word and text processing to develop you computer skills to a high standard. This part of the course will be assessed by two short external examinations.