Business, Management & Accounting


In today's fast-changing business environment we all need to keep our skills up to date in order to keep pace with the ever-changing demands of our jobs. As a major employer in the South of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway College knows only too well the challenges that face the world of business and administration. These areas often reflect the rapid changes and developments in the computing and information technology industries.

Through adapting new technologies and teaching methods, our Business programme area provides students with 'up to date' skills and knowledge for a wide variety of careers in this area.

Administrators set up and maintain systems and procedures that ensure the smooth running of an organisation. Like business managers, they are employed in every kind of industry, including: government, health service, education, insurance, banking, customer service, armed services, creative services, engineering and construction.

Possible Career Positions

  • Secretary
  • Word Processor Operator
  • Telephonist
  • Office Clerk
  • Office Receptionist
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant - Civil Service
  • Administrative Officer - Civil Service
  • Local Government Administrator
  • Local Government Clerical Assistant
  • Chartered Secretary
  • Customer Services Manager
  • Management Consultant Manager
  • Medical Secretary
  • Agricultural Secretary
  • Bus/Rail Passenger Transport Clerk
  • Road Transport Clerk
  • Wages Clerk
  • Warehouse Clerk
  • Employee Relations Officer
  • Employment Agency Consultant
  • Personnel Officer
  • Training Officer
  • Operational Researcher
  • European Union Administrator
  • Housing Assistant
  • Housing Officer
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Political Administration
  • Revenue Executive
  • Trade Union Official
  • Accountancy

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