SVQ in Business Administration SCQF 5

Marion McFadzean

Trainer, Workbased Assessor and Internal Verifier

Qualification Description

This course is ideal if you are in a role where you can demonstrate a basic knowledge of administrative processes, materials and terminology, for example you might be responsible for storing and retrieving information, supporting meetings, providing reception services or producing documents. Gaining a qualification at this level will give you a sound foundation to progress within your career or onto and SVQ in Business Administration at SCQF 6

These qualifications cover areas incuding

  • Agree how to manage and improve own performance in a business environment
  • Undertake work in a business environment
  • Prepare to communicate in a business environment
  • Plan how to solve business problems
  • Produce documents in a business environment
  • Use a diary system
  • And many more

The qualifications have a wide range of optional units and are ideal for anyone working within a busy administrative environment across a wide range of industries.

Completing your SVQ could help you succeed in career progression to roles such as secretary, personal assistant, office supervisor or team leader.

What you'll Gain

Successful candidates will gain an internationally-recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully. Employers will also benefit from their employees consolidating their knowledge of processes.

What you'll need to complete it 

Assessment is carried out in the workplace, which minimises any time learners would need to be away from their work. These SVQ’s are suitable for individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification. No prior qualifications are required to undertake this qualification.

Entry Requirements

Entry is at the discretion of The Centre. Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.

Marion McFadzean

Trainer, Workbased Assessor and Internal Verifier

SVQ in Business Administration SCQF 5

An ideal course for those with basic knowledge of administrative processes enabling a clear progression route.


12 Months



SVQ in Business Administration SQCF 6

This course is ideal for those looking to develop their skills and knowledge to move to a more senior role

SVQ Credit

12 months

GK6Y 23


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