NPA Business and Marketing SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

This NPA (National Progression Award) will provide you with knowledge and skills, which are directly relevant to current and/or future practice in the area of Business and Marketing. You will also be able to broaden knowledge and skills by undertaking study in the following areas: market research, promotion, event organisation, customer care and selling skills

Entry requirements

As this NPA is at SCQF level 5, candidates may be expected to have groupings of relevant Units at SCQF level 4 and/or any relevant National Qualifications. To get the best out of this course you should enjoy working with others and have a real interest in business/marketing.

What units will I study?

  • Management of Marketing and Operations
  • Marketing: Basic Principles
  • Understanding Business
  • Skills for Customer Care
  • Either Selling Skills or Promoting a Business

How will I study my course?

    How and where will I study?
    Depending on your location you will either study in school or at your local Argyll College centre. This course will be delivered via video-conference.

    Where can I study my course?

      • Argyll College UHI

    Start date

    In most schools this course will start in June.


    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Where will it take me?
    Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills - at schoo
    lModern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration – work-based

    Is there more information available online?

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    This course is part of our schools-link senior phase programme and is embedded in your option choices at school. If this course is offered by your school speak to your Guidance Teacher and request an application form.

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.