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This qualification recognises learners understanding of complex administrative functions and activities. It accredits learners abilities to carry out a range of nonroutine administrative tasks in a senior or supervisory role and has been designed to accredit their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context. The qualification is flexible, allowing learners to choose Learners units that best fit their needs and level of achievement.
Learners will complete compulsory units namely Producing Complex Business Documents and Understanding Functions and Roles within Business Organisations plus a number of additional units such as: Supporting Recruitment and Selection Procedures, Verbal Communication in Business, Support Business Meetings and Working in an Administrative Team.
Learners should preferably have completed the OCN NI Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Business Administration Skills or have suitable experience. Entry is also subject to successful interview.
Assessment will focus mainly on coursework assignments, practical projects and testing practical skills. Formal examinations will be required for Word Processing and Computerised Book-keeping if taken.
This programme affords opportunities for progression to further learning within the general administration suite such as the Level 4 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Administration or related areas or direct to employment in administrative roles as this qualification provides evidence of substantial achievement of a range of practical skills as well as of underpinning knowledge and understanding of administration.
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