IT & Business


Our IT & Business courses can help you upskill, reskill or get a taster of the full-time courses.  

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IT in Business: Databases

Location: All centres

Looking to brush up your IT skills so you’re ready to enter the world of business?

Many organisations you see today rely on intuitive databases. Storing every kind of information possible, these systems help to deliver important information at the click of a mouse.

This course is designed to introduce you to database design and database management software so you can begin to understand the role it plays in the decision-making process for businesses. If you’re considering a career that involves information management, or analysis and presentation of data this course will be particularly useful to you.

At the end of the course, you will have successfully completed an SQA level 7 unit.


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NPA PC Passport

Location: All centres

Suitable for people of all ages, the NPA PC Passport will provide you with up-to-date knowledge and skills in a range of popular IT software, such as Office365. You will improve skills in key areas such as word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations to prepare you for employment or further study.

So whether you’re a school or college student, an adult learner returning to education or entering a new workplace, or an employee looking to improve your productivity, this course could benefit you. 

At the end of this course, you will gain a National Progression Award (3 SQA level 6 units).

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Management of People and Finance

Location: All centres

The Unit will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to make decisions about how to manage these resources effectively. In doing so, the Unit is designed to enhance the employability of learners by enabling them to carry out activities that will contribute to organisational success.