Business Administration NVQ Level 1
Designed to develop and enhance those practical skills needed to complement work already carried out, improving the quality of administrative support provided within your business. Suitable for those individuals working in a business administrative environment as part of a team ensuring the provision of information and resource to others. For those who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance career prospects.
Government funding available
To take into account
There are no formal entry requirements for the NVQ although a reasonable standard in English and good communication skills are necessary as report writing forms a major part of the programme. The uke learning assessor must also be confident that the learner is able to generate the evidence necessary to achieve the qualification.
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The Business Administration NVQ is a nationally recognised and flexible qualification based on industry standards and aimed at those in an administrative role across all occupations and sectors of employment. The programme is available at three levels and is designed to develop and enhance those practical skills needed to complement work already carried out, improving the quality of administrative support provided within your business.
Programme objectives are personalised according to individual needs with day to day work tasks providing opportunities for recognition for those candidates demonstrating their ability to reach the standards required in their chosen area and level. Examples include receive and send post, make and receive telephone calls and use the photocopier.
On demand and in the workplace to suit employer and employee needs.
The programme is unit based and candidates must complete five units in total to successfully complete the qualification. There are two mandatory units and candidates must choose an additional three units from the seven available optional units to reflect their own work experience and business needs.
• Carry out responsibilities at work
• Work within your business environment
• Welcome visitors
• Use IT to exchange information
• Store and retrieve information
• Make and receive telephone calls
• Handle mail
• Word processing software
• Use office equipment
• Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
Each unit is assessed through the observation and questioning of normal activities within the workplace and the development of a portfolio within which learners collect electronic, paper and witness statement evidence that they have covered the skills/knowledge required for the unit. Learners are also required to create reflective accounts of their work for inclusion in the portfolio.
Learners who do not complete the whole qualification can gain certification for those units they have successfully achieved.
Length of Programme
We support learners and set standards to enable participants to achieve targets and personal goals at an agreed pace. All learners are supported by a dedicated uke learning assessor who provides advice, guidance and support in the workplace throughout the duration of the programme.