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TQUK Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration (QCF) (15 Month Programme)

The TQUK Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship is designed for candidates working in a senior administration role, such as Team Leader or Administration Manager. The programme is designed to last 15 months and build on the learners knowledge and experience in Business, Administration, Professional Practice, Budgeting, Office Management, People Management, Human Resources, Continuity Planning and muc more.

The Competency Element

This NVQ allows students to demonstrate their abilities in the working environment, whilst working with their teams, seniors and stakeholders.  Evidence can be collected in a number of ways, through student produced evidence, Professional Statements, Expert Witness Testimonies, Tutor Lead Statements, Professional Discussion, Written Answers to Questions.

The Knowledge Element

The Technical Diploma explores the core skills, knowledge and prepares the foundations needed to manage a team. Learners examine through assignments, essays and case studies different aspects of management and leadership, whilst developing solid business skills.  Students also develop skills in plan, project management, resource management, decision making and day-to-day management of their department/division.

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The final two elements are the development of Personal learning and Thinking Skills, which is embedded in the knowledge and competency elements of training and Employment Rights, and Responsibilities where legal knowledge is checked through completion of a workbook.

Delivery Method:

Mainly a blended approach, including learners being visited once per month, normally for an afternoon or morning session (3 hours), with 3 or more learners in the same workplace, this is normally a day session (10am – 4pm).  Learners are also advised that work is not to be completed at home, however, our learners enjoy the notion of studying and like to work from home on an evening or a weekend to complete their assignments – we advise no more than 15 hours per month doing this.

Methods of Assessment:

Product Evidence, Expert/Witness Testimony, Written Answers to Questioning, Assignment, Case Study, Accredited Prior Learning, Group Sessions and Professional Discussion and examinations

What do I need to get on to the course?

Learners will ideally need to have completed Level 3, however, learners

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