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Skillsfirst Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

 

Qualification summary

This competency qualification is ideal if you lead or manage a team that delivers administrative support.

 

In addition to the core mandatory units, you can choose from a list of optional units to ensure the qualification reflects your job role. These cover topics such as negotiation in a business environment, presentation delivery, budget management and encouraging innovation.

 

If your current job role does not involve supervisory or management responsibility, you may find our Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF) more suitable to your needs.

 

On completion of this qualification you could progress onto other Skillsfirst qualifications, such as:

The development of this qualification was supported by employers across a wide variation of industry sectors. For details of a training provider or college in your area please contact our customer services team.

 

Related Documents:


 Skillsfirst Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (RQF) Handbook

 

Qualification structure

A minimum total of 57 credits must be achieved to gain the qualification as follows:

 

All 18 credits must be achieved from Group M and minimum of 26 credits must be achieved from Group OA

 

The remaining minimum 13 credits can be achieved from Group OA or Group OB. 

 

A minimum of 30 credits must be at Level 4 or above.

 

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 570

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 296

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

BUSD4 601/7958/2 31/10/2022

Group M - mandatory units

RQF
unit no

Skillsfirst
unit no

Unit title

Unit Level

Credit Value

Barred Unit(s)

Y/506/1910

BUS40

Communicate in a business environment

3

4

-

T/506/1946

BUS62

Manage the work of an administrative function

4

5

-

D/506/1956

BUS67

Resolve administrative problems

4

6

-

T/506/2952

ML9

Manage personal and professional development

3

3

-


Group OA - optional units - administration

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no

Unit title

Unit Level

Credit Value

Barred Unit(s)

D/506/1911

BUS41

Contribute to the improvement of business performance

3

6

-

H/506/1912

BUS42

Negotiate in a business environment

3

4

-

K/506/1913

BUS43

Develop a presentation

3

3

-

M/506/1914

BUS44

Deliver a presentation

3

3

-

T/506/1915

BUS45

Create bespoke business documents

3

4

-

F/506/1917

BUS47

Monitor information systems

3

8

-

J/506/1918

BUS48

Evaluate the provision of business travel or accommodation

3

5

-

K/506/1944

BUS60

Manage an office facility

3

4

-

M/506/1945

BUS61

Analyse and present business data

3

6

-

A/506/1950

BUS64

Contribute to the design and development of an information system

4

5

-

F/506/1951

BUS65

Manage information systems

4

6

-

R/506/1954

BUS66

Support environmental sustainability in a business environment

4

4

-

H/506/1957

BUS68

Prepare specifications for contracts

4

4

-

M/506/1959

BUS69

Manage events

4

6

-


Group OB - optional units - general

RQF
unit no

Skillsfirst
unit no

Unit title

Unit Level

Credit Value

Barred Unit(s)

D/506/2153

CUS35

Champion customer service

4

4

-

A/506/1821

ML11

Manage team performance

3

4

-

J/506/1921

ML12

Manage individuals' performance

3

4

-

Y/506/1924

ML14

Chair and lead meetings

3

3

-

J/506/2292

ML16

Encourage innovation

3

4

-

K/506/1927

ML17

Manage conflict within a team

3

5

-

M/506/1928

ML18

Procure products and/or services

3

5

-

K/506/1930

ML20

Implement and maintain business continuity plans and processes

3

4

-

M/506/1931

ML21

Collaborate with other departments

3

3

-

J/506/1949

ML25

Develop and maintain professional networks

4

3

-

Y/506/1955

ML27

Develop and implement an operational plan

4

5

-

M/506/1962

ML28

Encourage learning and development

4

3

-

T/506/1980

ML30

Initiate and implement operational change 

4

4

-

F/506/1982

ML32

Develop working relationships with stakeholders

4

4

-

K/506/1989

ML34

Manage physical resources

4

 4

-

K/506/1992

ML36

Prepare for and support quality audits

4

  3

-

T/506/1994

ML37

Conduct quality audits

4

3

-

A/506/1995

ML38

Manage a budget

4

4

-

R/506/1999

ML40

Manage a project

4

7

-

L/506/2004

ML41

Manage business risk

4

6

-

A/506/2032

ML42

Manage knowledge in an organisation

4

5

-

R/506/2909

ML43

Recruitment, selection and induction practice

4

6

-

J/506/2048

ML46

Establish business risk management processes

5

5

-

R/506/2053

ML47

Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion

5

5

-

D/506/2055

ML49

Design business processes

5

5

-

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Qualifications

Business & Administration

Assessment Principles Business & Administration

IBA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Introduction to Employment in Business Administration (RQF)

BUSD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

AOD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Administrative Operations (RQF)

BUSD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

BUSD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (RQF)

BAP04 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Principles of Business Administration (RQF)