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Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration


This qualification specification contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in the planning, delivery and assessment of the NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration. The NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration has been accredited by the qualifications regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland1, and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). This is a cross sector qualification aimed at current and prospective business administrators. This qualification covers the skills needed to be successful at a managerial level, and covers competencies applicable to a wide range of contexts. This qualification is the competence-based qualification used in the Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration. This qualification may be eligible for funding. For further guidance on funding, please contact your local funding provider.

Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration

Course content:

The course covers the following units, plus a group of optional units:

  • Unit 01 – Resolve administrative problems
  • Unit 02 – Manage the work of an administrative function
  • Unit 03 – Communicate in a business environment
  • Unit 04 – manage personal and professional development

Entry Requirements:

This qualification is designed for learners who are working, or would like to work, in a senior business administration role within any sector or industry. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 3 Business Administration or related qualification. Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.


Method of assessment:

No specific assessment guidance for this unit.



NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (601/3966/3)


Duration of course

Up to 12 months


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