SCQF Level 6


  • Business & Management

Why take this course?

If you find yourself unsure of exactly what aspect of business and administration you’d like to study at a higher level, then the Gateway to Business course is for you.

Successful completion of the course could lead to further study at  HND level – without needing to meet the required number of Highers. In just five months, you will gain a qualification that could lead to further study in:

Or an apprenticeship in Administration and Business.

What you will experience

You will study a range of subjects across the diverse range of business professions, including marketing, business, law and accounting units.

  • Administration and IT: learn about professional standards in key administrative processing, and business document production through the achievement of a word processing unit.
  • Finance and accounting: undertake a practical accountancy unit and learn about the fundamentals of Business Accounting practice.
  • Marketing: use case studies to learn about the fundamental principles and theories of marketing
  • Law: Discover the law of contracts and consumer rights and learn to apply this knowledge to specific hypothetical situations.
  • Communication: develop your skills in professional level report writing and presentation.
  • Business Theory: learn how organisations operate, and the theory that explains the features and characteristics of small and medium enterprises.
  • Customer care: fundamental to any business, you will learn about issues such as diversity and respect for others through the academic and personal skills development lessons, some of which are undertaken through remote learning.