This professional development award is aimed at those working in an office administration role and aims to further develop knowledge and experience gained from the workplace.
This award will help you to develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current administrative practice, develop personal effectiveness skill and customer care skills. You will also improve your communication and presentation techniques using IT and develop an awareness of legal and regulatory requirements in an administration environment.
You can go on to complete other PDAs and work towards HNC Administration and Information Technology.
This course is offered by blended learning allowing the student the flexibility of college attendance and home study to fit round work and life commitments.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
The PDA in Office Administration will prepare candidates for employment in administrative roles within a wide range of public and private sector organisations. The type of positions, which may be taken up by candidates within the business and administrative environments include:
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.