Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in accounting or financial administration. You will gain skills and knowledge in financial and management accounting. Successful completion of this course will allow you to seek exemptions from accounting professional bodies.


Entry requirements

Candidates need to be employed in an office based enironment.

Candidates must be working at a level where they can make routine decisions and participate in and make recommendations in developing basic procedures/processes. 

The SVQ is based on National Occupational Standards developed by the sector skills body for this occupational area, the Council for Administration. The course is delivered through a mixture of assessor visits to the worplace, college attendance and the production of a portfolio of evidence. 

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Day release
  • Face-to-Face
  • Day Release
  • Work Based

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling start dates 


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Administration/Business
  • PDAs
  • Personal Assistant/Secretary
  • Receptionist
  • Office Supervisor
  • Self-employed 

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

"I was really excited when I came across the position online as it meant I could get a qualification and work without having to leave Inverness and my friends and family"

Gemma Dawson,

Modern Apprentice, Business & Administration

Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273666.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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