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Administration, Business and Management

As an employer, you will need to consider whether existing Modern Apprenticeship training courses fit your needs or if you require bespoke training.  Business and Management sector approved courses at different SVQ levels have been developed by Skills CFA, the Sector Skills Council for this sector in consultation with employers.  As a starting point to deciding on training, you might want to consider the types of MA offered, the job roles that are covered and the entry requirements.


Once you've found the Modern Apprenticeship that's right for you, the next step is to find a training provider.

  • The Business and Administration Framework has been developed by SkillsCfA to reflect the needs of the sector in Scotland. SkillsCfA project that large demand for administrative and secretarial occupations will require 140,000 new entrants by 2017.

    Entry requirements:

    No formal qualifications required, although employers may wish to contact the Skills CFA for more information.

    Find out more about qualifications in Scotland and how they relate to each other.

    Job roles:

    • Level 2 (SCQF 5) -  administration assistant, clerical assistant, data entry clerk, filing/records clerk, junior secretary, office clerk, receptionist
    • Level 3 (SCQF 6/7) - administrator, administration clerk/officer, executive officer, administration team leader, office supervisor, personal assistant, secretary
    • Level 4 (SCQF 8/9) - administration manager, executive officer, office manager, office supervisor, PA, secretary, senior secretary.

     

    What next?


    Download the framework documents:

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    We're here to provide one to one support to employers. If your business needs support with Modern Apprenticeships or any aspect of skills in the workplace, call us on 0800 783 6000 or complete a Skills Support Request.

  • The Housing Modern Apprenticeship Framework has been developed in consultation with Housing Associations, to increase the number of young people in the sector and address projected future skills gaps.

    Levels

    The Housing Modern Apprenticeship is offered at three levels:

    • SVQ Level 2 (SCQF 5)
    • SVQ Level 3 (SCQF 6/7).

    Entry requirements:

    No formal qualifications required, although employers may wish to contact Asset Skills for more information.

    Find out more about qualifications in Scotland and how they relate to each other.

    Job roles:

    The Modern Apprenticeship in Housing equips candidates with the skills and experience to carry out the following roles:

    • Level 2 (SCQF 5) - housing administrator, housing repairs assistant, housing assistant, assistant housing officer/repairs officer
    • SVQ Level 3 (SCQF 6/7) – housing officer, housing support officer, service support (homelessness prevention or quality assurance roles).

    What next?

    Download the framework documents:

    Contact us


    We're here to provide one to one support to employers. If your business needs support with Modern Apprenticeships or any aspect of skills in the workplace, call us on 0800 783 6000 or complete a Skills Support Request.

  • In 2007, there were 349,000 individuals working in a managerial role in Scotland and managerial occupations are set to increase by 57.4% creating 20,000 new job opening by 2017. The Management Modern Apprenticeships have been designed to provide qualifications which meet the current and future needs of employers across the sector.

    Levels

    The Management Modern Apprenticeship is offered at 3 levels:

    • Level 3 (SCQF 6/7) 
    • Level 4 (SCQF 8/9)
    • Level 5 (SCQF 11).

    Entry requirements:

    There are no set entry requirements for this Framework, although employers may wish to contact SkillsCfA for more information.

    Find out more about qualifications in Scotland and how they relate to each other.

    Job roles:

    • SVQ Level 3 (SCQF 6/7) - senior supervisor, section head, developer or manager
    • SVQ Level 4 (SCQF 8/9) - departmental head, senior developer or manager
    • SVQ Level 5 (SCQF 11) - director, general manager or executive manager.

    What next?

    Download the framework documents:

    Contact us


    We're here to provide one to one support to employers. If your business needs support with Modern Apprenticeships or any aspect of skills in the workplace, call us on 0800 783 6000 or complete a Skills Support Request.