Business Administration (Modern Apprenticeship)

SCQF Level 5

Business and Administration skills are essential to the effective and efficient performance of organisations across all sectors and once you have completed your Modern Apprenticeship you will have shown that you have the ability, the work skills and the determination to succeed.

  • An apprenticeship is a period of time during which you are studying for a qualification while being employed. Apprenticeship schemes in Scotland are funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Skills Development Scotland (for more details go to )

Course Content

As well as more specific learning around; How to Manage and Improve your own Performance in a Business Environment; Communication in a Business Environment and Undertaking work in a Business Environment. You also get to choose some of your own learning, your assessor will help you consider the units which suit your needs best.

Assessors will attend your work place on a regular basis; the length of each visit will vary depending on which assessment is being done. Assessors will assess your competency and advise and give guidance on any work that may be required.

Entry Requirements

You must be in employment and aged 16 years or over.

We recommend that candidates should have achieved as a minimum, standard grades at general level in English and Maths.

Candidates should be well presented, committed to the Modern Apprenticeship and able to complete.

Course Timetable

One year to complete.


Assessments take the form of written and practical assignments which are integrated throughout the programme. Written assessments are carried out by the candidates in their own time under the guidance of the assessor.


SCQF Level 6 in Business & Administration

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