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Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Course Type:
Type 4 - Certified Courses (including Foundation Apprenticeships)

Business and Enterprise

Age Group:
S5, S6, S4


Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - 31st Dec 2021

Timetable Availability:
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays (AM only)

Number of Sessions:

50 minute


Repetition Frequency:

Max Capacity:
Minimum 6 - Maximum 15

What's the qualification?
The Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills is at SCQF6 (same level a SQA ‘Higher’) and includes industry- standard, employer recognised qualifications, core skills and work experience:

  • A National Progression Award (NPA) in Business Skills at SCQF level 6
  • A Contemporary Business Issues unit
  • Core units of an SVQ in Business and Administration at SCQF level 6

What will I learn?
Your NPA in Business Skills comprises SQA Units in:

  • Understanding Business
  • Management of People and Finance
  • PC Passport: Working with IT Software – Word Processing and Presenting Information
  • PC Passport: Working with IT Software – Spreadsheet and Database
  • Contemporary Business Issues

Candidates complete SVQ Units in Business and Administration mainly in the workplace on placement:

  • Plan, manage and improve your own performance in a business environment
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Support other people to work in a business environment
  • Design and produce documents in a business environment

A Foundation Apprenticeship also helps to develop core skills valued by employers, particularly:

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
  • Time management

Additional Requirements:
This course does have a workplace element.

Other Info:
Not at this time.

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