Fast Track Business and Accounting

Course Content

This is a flexible programme covering a range of topics, which will give learners a springboard into further study in three different areas: Accounts; Business Administration and IT; or Business Management. This course has been designed to provide learners a unique opportunity to study over one academic semester, providing a good all-round knowledge and an opportunity to establish good core skills such as: communication, IT, problem solving, working with others and numeracy skills. It aims to prepare learners for employment or for progression to further academic qualifications. Suited to school leavers or mature applicants who meet the entry requirements and/or have suitable work experience.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four passes at National 5 Level or successful attendance and completion of a relevant Certificate level course (may require a reference). Good reading, writing and communication skills are essential. Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered. Selection will be based upon interview, core skills testing and a written piece of work.

Method of Assessment

A mixture of SQA and college based units. There will be no end of course test but continual assessment throughout the year.

Future Prospects

Successful completion, and satisfactory reference, may allow progression to HNC level courses or employment. Applicants who are not accepted for the HNC may still be considered for relevant certificate programmes.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    08 Feb 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    16 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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