Business and Marketing NPA

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?

  • Part Time

There will be extensive use of online resources to enhance delivery of the course. All units will be taught using video conferencing facilities. You'll study part time and classes will be timetabled throughout te week.

How long will my course last?

9 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Argyll

Start date

Late August


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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Entry level roles in marketing or administration roles including Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll 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.