Business Administration (Modern Apprenticeship)

SCQF Level 6

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

This Modern Apprenticeship is achieved by completing an SVQ in Business and Administration (SCQF Level 6) and Core Skills at a required level.

More specific learning will be carried out which will include: How to Manage and Improve your own Performance in a Business Environment; Communication in a Business Environment and Review and Maintain work in a Business Environment.

You will also be able to consider units to undertake under the guidance of your assessor which suit your needs best

Entry Requirements

You should have previously completed Business Administration at SCQF Level 5, or have relevant experience within this sector.

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

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

Course Timetable

one year to complete


Assessors 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 will give advise and guidance on any work that may be required.

Assessments take the form of written (using an on-line portfolio) and practical assessments.  Written assessments are carried out by the candidate in their own time under the guidance of their assessor.

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 6