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Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Workplace Learning) Fees: £1750.00

What does this course cover?

The qualification consists of6 mandatory units, which are:

  • Manage and be Accountable for Your Own Performance in a Business Environment.
  • Evaluate and Improve Own Performance in a Business Environment.
  • Support the Purpose and Values of an Organisation.
  • Support Sustainability in a Business Environment.
  • Assess, Manage and Monitor Risk in a Business Environment.
  • Communicate in a Business Environment.

Students will also study 4-6 optional units (depending on the credit value of each unit) from a wide choice which covers all aspects of administration within a range of organisational settings:

  • Analysing and Reporting Data.
  • Developing and Delivering a Presentation.
  • Planning and Organising an Event or Project.
  • Organising and Evaluating Business Travel or Accommodation.
  • Ordering Products and Services.
  • Inviting Tenders and Selecting Contractors.
  • Preparing Specifications for Contracts and Conducting Negotiations.
  • Supporting the Design, Development and Management of an Information System.
  • Delivering, Monitoring and Evaluating a Customer Service to External Customers.
  • Managing Physical Resources or Budgets and their Impact on the Environment.
  • Recruiting, Providing Support, Leading and Managing a Team in Your Own Area of Responsibility.
  • Planning and Implementing Change.
  • Managing, Monitoring, Reviewing and Improving Business Processes and Functions.

Your choice of optional units will depend on your job role and development needs. They can be decided on once you have started the course.

What can I do after this course?

On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to a qualification in a related area such as human resources, customer service or management, depending on your job role.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will need to be working in a senior administrative role with a level of responsibility which will allow you to demonstrate the competencies of this qualification. This qualification may also be taken as part of a higher apprenticeship framework. Reduced fees are available for eligible candidates – please contact us for details.

Course detail

Do I need to purchase anything?

Apart from stationery, all costs are included in the course fees.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. You will build a portfolio of evidence which shows that you are competent and knowledgeable in the various aspects of the qualification. Your assessor will plan a programme of development and assessment with you. Assessment can take a variety of formats according to your job role and may include observation, witness testimonies, examination of any naturally-occurring work products, projects, verbal and written questioning, and professional discussions.

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