NPA Business with Information Technology SCQF Level 5 NPA

What is special about this course?

This NPA (National Progression Award) will develop your problem solving and information technology skills. It will enable you to be more confident in the use of software application packages for administrative and business purposes. It will also develop your awareness of issues facing organisations in today’s contemporary business society.

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?

  • Understanding Business
  • Skills for Customer Care
  • Researching and Preparing Presentations
  • And one other

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?

      • UHI Argyll

    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 school
    Modern 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 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.