Higher National Graded Unit specification General information for centres
This Graded Unit has been validated as part of the HNC Business. Centres are required to develop the assessment instrument in accordance with this validated specification. Centres wishing to use another type of Graded Unit or assessment instrument are required to submit proposals detailing the justification for change for validation.
Graded Unit Title: Graded Unit Code: Type of Graded Unit:
Business: Graded Unit 1 F8LD 34 Examination
Assessment Instrument: Closed book with seen case study Credit points and level: 1 HN credits at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level
*SCQF credit points are used to allocate credit to qualifications in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). Each qualification in the Framework is allocated a number of SCQF credit points at an SCQF level. There are 12 SCQF levels, ranging from Access 1 to Doctorates.
Purpose: This Graded Unit is designed to provide evidence that candidates have met the following
aims of the HNC Business (G9ML 15): provide the competencies required by employers of those engaged in entry level administrative, managerial or commercial positions in organisations develop and apply a range of vocational knowledge and skills in an integrated manner to the analysis of business situations build on previously acquired transferable skills adopt an innovative and creative approach to their work and be able to respond quickly to the challenges posed by changes in the business environment
Recommended prior knowledge and skills: It is recommended that
candidates should have completed or be in the process of completing the following Units relating to these specific aims prior to undertaking this Graded Unit: Business Accounting Economic Issues: An Introduction Managing People and Organisations Marketing: An Introduction (F84M 34) (F7J8 34) (F84T 34) (F7BX 34)
Although the main focus of the Unit is based...