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National 3 Administration & IT

 

The National 3 Administration and IT Course gives learners a basic introduction to administration. It develops learners' basic IT skills and their ability to carry out simple administrative tasks.

 

This course consists of 3 Mandatory units.  There is no final exam:

 

  • IT Solutions for Administrators (National 3)

The purpose of this Unit is to develop learners’ awareness of administration in the workplace and to complete simple administrative tasks. The Unit also aims to enable learners to acquire IT skills in familiar administration-related contexts. Learners will use basic functions of the following IT applications — word processing, spreadsheets and databases — to create and edit straightforward documents used in the workplace, which may relate to any administrative function.

 

  • Communication in Administration (National 3)

The purpose of this Unit is to enable learners to carry out simple electronic searching and communication in familiar administration-related contexts. Learners will use current or emerging equivalent technologies to carry out simple administrative tasks. They will also develop a basic ability to use the internet to find information related to everyday administrative functions.

 

  • Administration in Action (National 3)

The purpose of this Unit is to enable learners to perform simple tasks in the context of a practical administration- and IT-based scenario. Learners will use the current or emerging equivalent technologies to work through a series of simple administrative tasks given in the scenario.