SVQ/MA Business and Administration SCQF Level 5

Please note candidates must be in employment to undertake this course.

Work based qualification which can be completed by those working in a range of administration / business environments. The qualification allows you to demonstrate competence, skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out your role. 


Mandatory Units

  • Agree how to manage and improve own performance in a business environment
  • Prepare to communicate in a business environment
  • Undertake work in a business environment

Plus 5 additional optional units.

As well as the above SVQ, Modern Apprenticeship candidates undertake the following:

  • Core skills ICT and Numeracy at SCQF level 4

Another optional unit or increasing core skill to SCQF Level 5 will be required for enhancement for Modern Apprenticeship Candidates

Funding options available - please call to discuss.


Candidates may progress to an SVQ SCQF level 6 in Business Administration as long as the job role is suitable for the qualification being undertaken.

  • The job role should be suitable to the level of SVQ undertaken
  • Candidates should be employed and have their employers approval and support
  • Candidates should be working a minimum of 16 hours per week.
  • Core skills would be an advantage


For further advice on course content, funding/costs, please contact the Business Development Team on 01324 403068 or email

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

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