Administration & Information Technology: Graded Unit 1 (Exam) SCQF Level 7
Designed to confirm your skills and knowledge when it comes to administration and IT.
Why take this course?
This is a mandatory Unit within the HNC/HND Administration and Information Technology course, but is also included within other HN Group Awards and can be taken as a stand-alone Unit. For further information on this course, please visit the SQA website.
Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)
What you will experience
This Unit is designed to integrate the apply knowledge across a range of mandatory units for the HNC Administration & Information Technology. It will develop skills associated with the role of an administrative supervisor and reflects modern business practice and the importance of information and communication technology as a tool to enhance this function. The first question paper (45 minutes) requires you to answer 30 objective response questions based on the following units:
- F7JA 34 Office Administration
- F84C 34 IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications
- F7J9 34 Office Technologies
- F84X 34 IT in Business: Databases
- F84V 34 IT in Business: Spreadsheets
The second question paper (2 hours 15 minutes) requires you to write three extended responses based on stimulus material across the above units. You will be encouraged to read extensively and reference all sources in any work submitted. Marks will be awarded for evidence of extended reading, innovative solutions and appropriate examples to illustrate the concepts developed. You will be required to achieve a minimum mark in each paper to pass the Graded Unit as a whole, at least 12 marks from an available 30 in Paper 1, and at least 28 marks from a possible 70 in Paper 2. The overall pass mark is 50 out of 100, therefore achieving the minimum acceptable pass mark in each paper does not guarantee achievement of the unit as a whole. Success will be graded based on the final mark, attained as follows:
Grade A: 70-100%
Grade B: 60-69%
Grade C: 50-59%
This course requires you to manage your workload independently, and will involve attendance at a campus or centre - often for assessment purposes only.
All mandatory HNC Administration & Information Technology units must be completed.
What you need to know
This course involves an additional SQA fee. Please see our Courses Explained page for further information on costs.
You will be required to sit this exam at North East Scotland College in May.
Please note that Fee Waivers or ILA funding may apply.
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This course requires some attendance at College, often for assessment purposes only. Please enquire about expectations for your specific course when booking.
Pre-entry guidance is required prior to booking a place on this course. Please contact Brenda Bryce, Distance Learning Co-ordinator by email or on 01346 506014 in the first instance for more information. When submitting your distance learning application form, please ensure you attach the additional information sheet listing qualifications and previous knowledge with your application. You may be required to attend College for assessment. Please check if this is a requirement for your course.
|1 September 2017||40 Hours over 6 Months||£120.00||
|Paper applications only|
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