What you'll learn
This qualification aims to provide learners with the skills they need to operate as a successful senior business administrator, confirm competence of those already fulfilling a business administration role. It will allow you to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to business administration roles, such as communication, presentation skills and providing administrative support.
You will cover a range of units, including:
- Resolve administrative problems
- Manage the work of an administrative function
- Communicate in a business environment
- Manage personal and professional development
This qualification is designed for learners who are working, or would like to work, in a senior business administration role within any sector or industry. It’s ideal for those who have worked in an entry-level business administration role or who’ve been working at that level for a short period of time and are looking to further develop their managerial skills.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 3 Business Administration or related qualification.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.
What to expect
Qualifications in Business and Administration are assessed by looking at evidence of your work. This can include observation, questions, professional discussion, IT assignments and looking at the work you have produce. A grade is not awarded.
The Delivery of the qualification is done mainly at the workplace, the assessor will visit the work place every 4-6 weeks. You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account which can be accessed from any Wifi or 3/4G point. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.
Upon completion you can gain employment within a senior Administrative/Business Support role. Progress options also include moving onto a higher Apprenticeship or a foundation degree in Business and Professional Administration or a Business Administration related discipline.