AM - Active Development Message.

::: PLEASE BE AWARE THIS SECTION OF THE SITE IS UNDER ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT! :::
...

Introduction - Connect with your Future NQ

(SCQF level 4)

Applied Computing & Digital Technologies, Creative Industries

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course allows students with no formal qualifications to gain a basic knowledge of the business world, making them more attractive to employers and able to progress to higher level programmes at the college.

You'll work in teams on a business project and have the opportunity to study units in a variety of topics like computing, administration and tourism.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 4. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements but you should have an interest in the industry.
  • If English is not your first language you will be required to have ESOL at Intermediate 2 level.​

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area

What you study

Topics you'll cover include:

  • Preparing for Employment.
  • Core Skills.
  • IT.
  • Working with Others.
  • Sustainable Tourism.
  • Preparing and Presenting a Business Plan.
  • Basic Accounting.
  • Marketing.
  • Advertising.
  • Social Media.
  • Animation.
  • Administration.

After the course

Careers

This course will boost your core employability skills, making you more attractive to potential employers.

Continuing Study

Successful students can progress to an NC/NQ Level 5 within the faculty of business and potentially into the wider college.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus