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
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?
- Full 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 the week.
How long will my course last?1 Academic Year
Where can I study my course?
- UHI Argyll
Social Services, Families and Young People. Wednesdays 9.00-4.00pm consists of 3 SQA units and costs £258.
Care of Children Thursdays 9.00-1.00pm consists of 2 SQA units and costs £172
If you are on a low income or in receipt of certain benefits may receive a fee waiver. Please refer to page 2 of our Fees and Funding Guide to see if you are eligible. You can download a FEE WAIVER FORM here. If you would like help or advice on fee waiver, please contact your nearest learning centre.
If you do not qualify for a fee waiver, you may be able to apply for an Individual Training Account (ITA) to cover up to £200 the cost of this course.
This course is not available to students who require a Tier 4 Home Office visa to study in Scotland (international or EU).
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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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.