Introduction to
Business & Administration SCQF Level 4

Helping you to develop basic personal attributes and abilities needed for working in a professional administrative environment.


Why take this course?

This is an entry-level course which takes an active approach in helping you to develop the personal attributes and abilities needed to work in a professional administrative environment.

On completion you will be able to effectively present yourself to employers and customers, and work efficiently as part of a team.

What you will experience

You will develop your understanding of IT, administration, accounting and other business subjects whilst developing core skills in communication and numeracy. 

Student writing

Key facts

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. 

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following courses at North East Scotland College: 


Common employment opportunities after completing this level of study include entry level positions in a range of business environments.

The following infographic provides information on current and projected employment trends in this sector, within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Follow the link on the infographic to view a larger image.

Infographic detailing current and projected employment trends in this sector, within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire


This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.