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Business Admin

Course Details

Examining Board City and Guilds
Duration 1 Year
Specification Code 4228
Levels Award in Business Administration
NVQ Level 1

Purpose and Aims

At Heathermount Business Admin department, we believe that providing a well-rounded Business Administration knowledge including an understanding of administrative practices together with work based policies and procedures are fundamental in preparing students for a career path in any Administrative Support role within an organizational framework.
For lower key stage 3, the primary aim is to prepare our students for the Award qualification in Business Administration (NVQ Level 1) through an introduction to the background of Business Administration and its functions.

In addition, the students are also exposed to the regime of work based policies and compliance requirements to ensure they are able to fit into an administrative role in the public or private sector. We endeavor at all times to provide the students the aforesaid learning outcomes by providing them an exposure to a realistic work environment (RWE) through practical administration related activities.

At higher key stage 3 level, students will commence the Award qualification in Business Administration (NVQ level 1).

Assessment Details

Assessment of student work will be done through observation and assessment of the Business Admin tasks given throughout the duration of the course. Photographic and video evidence together with witness statements are uploaded as proof of assessment for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

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