SVQ/MA Business and Administration SCQF Level 6

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. 


3 Mandatory Units:

  • Plan how to manage and improve own performance in a Business Environment
  • Review and Maintain work in a Business Environment
  • Communicate 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 5

Another optional unit or other relevant qualification will be required for enhancement for Modern Apprenticeship candidates.

Funding options available - please call to discuss.


The SCQF level 6 certificate could provide progression to:

- The SCQF level 8 Diploma in Business and Administration
- An HNC/HND in Administration and IT, Business or other related area
- A PDA in a Business related subject

  • The job role should be suitable to the level of SVQ undertaken. 
  • Candidates should be involved in a broad range of activities with significant complexity, responsibility and autonomy, often in a supervisory or team-leading role.
  • 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


  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

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