This flexible, part time course (usually delivered over two years) is ideal for those learners who work within business administration and want to develop their knowledge and skills with on the job learning and assessment. Core modules in providing leadership and management will be complimented by optional modules which relate to your job role. This course has a flexible start date and is available for students to start at any point throughout the year.
Working in an office in an administrative capacity has never been more varied or offered more opportunities. Did you know that 4.7 million people within the UK currently work in business and administration roles, and a further 10 million work in occupations that require administrative skills on a daily basis to support their main job role. Over the next five years, demand to replace those expected to retire and leave the profession is currently running at 1.2 million people, so opportunities within the sector are plentiful.
Certificates are awarded following assessment of the candidate’s portfolio of work. A qualified assessor will examine the portfolio of evidence and make a decision about whether competence has been proved. This is then subject to internal quality assurance and checked by the external verifier (appointed by the examining body) and passed for certification. The achievement (pass) rates for this qualification are outstanding.
Having completed one NVQ, many people go on to complete others in associated subjects such as business administration, customer service, team leading or management, depending on the level of responsibility and nature of the job. Also, if the level of responsibility within the current role increases, a higher level within the same qualification suite can be done.
Job roles to including the type of knowledge and practical skills learned on an administration course include: