Short Courses in Business & IT

At Lews Castle College UHI we offer short courses in Business, Administration & IT that will help you change career, broaden your existing knowledge and expertise, or give you an extra qualification to help you get that promotion.

Professional Development Awards (PDAs) are flexible qualifications for those working in an administrative role, or for anyone seeking to enter employment in this area. Our PDAs are excellent CPD courses and will provide career opportunities in different sectors.

If you want to gain a qualification but don’t want to commit yourself to long-term, part-time study, you can study this course over a year or less, allowing you to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments. Courses are offered by blended learning and/or online, allowing you the flexibility to study and work at the same time.

Class Times and Location

Drop-in Fridays:

Between 10am – 1pm and 2pm-4pm at LCC Campus

Contact: Billy Mackinnon Tel. 01851 770 361 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PDA Office Administration

The PDA in Office Administration is suitable for those in administrative roles or for anyone seeking to enter this area. Content includes office systems and procedures, legislation, office technologies, communication, planning and interpersonal skills.

Units:

  •  Office Administration
  •  Digital Technologies for Administrators
  •  Communication: Business Communication
  •  Personal Development Planning

Class Times and Location

Drop-in Fridays:

Between 10am – 1pm and 2pm-4pm at LCC Campus

Contact: Billy Mackinnon Tel. 01851 770 361 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PDA IT in Business

Aimed at those looking to develop the skills and knowledge required for a range of administrative roles with a particular emphasis on the use of IT within a business environment. Suited for those currently in or seeking employment in a number of sectors, including finance, health care, HR, hospitality, IT, marketing, retail & the public sector.

Units:

  •  IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications
  •  IT in Business: Databases
  •  IT in Business: Spreadsheets

Class Times and Location

Drop-in Fridays:

Between 10am – 1pm and 2pm-4pm at LCC Campus

Contact: Billy Mackinnon Tel. 01851 770 361 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PDA Office Management and IT

This PDA aims to provide a continuous professional development route to take your management and IT skills to a more senior or professional level and provide you with more in depth technical skills and knowledge.

Units:

  •  IT in Business: Advanced Word Processing
  •  IT in Business: Advanced Databases
  •  IT in Business: Advanced Spreadsheets
  •  Office Management
  •  Information and Communication Technology in Business
  •  Developing the individual within a team

Class Times and Location

Drop-in Fridays:

Between 10am – 1pm and 2pm-4pm at LCC Campus

Contact: Billy Mackinnon Tel. 01851 770 361 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PDA Medical Administration

Aimed at those already working in the medical sector or with administrative experience aiming to further develop knowledge and experience gained from the workplace as well as those wishing to pursue a career in a medical environment. This award will develop the competencies required to carry out administrative roles within medical administration posts meeting the needs of both private and public sector organisations.

Units:

  •  Medical Terminology for Administration Staff
  •  Word Processing and Presentation Applications
  •  Hospital Patient Administration
  •  Creating a Culture of Customer Care
  •  IT in Business: Spreadsheets
  •  IT in Business: Databases

Class Times and Location

Drop-in Fridays:

Between 10am – 1pm and 2pm-4pm at LCC Campus

Contact: Billy Mackinnon Tel. 01851 770 361 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.