What is special about this course?
SVQs are available to people who are in employment in business and administration and also in management. They are an exciting way to gain skills and qualifications without having to study full time.
These courses give you the opportunity to develop expertise and knowledge through on-the-job assessment, as well as gaining vital skills such as team work and problem solving by working through the various units and demonstrating competence in relation to the performance criteria.
With the right combination of theory and practice, these awards help students to put their career on track and gain a nationally recognised qualification. You are required to build an e-portfolio within your workplace by gathering a range of relevant evidence such as: work products, personal statements, witness testimonies from line managers, and professional discussions with assessors and line managers.
You should be working in a management role to undertake the SVQ in Management.
Each SVQ comprises of a number of mandatory units, plus several optional units which can be selected to suit your preferences and workplace requirement.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Work based
Student’s workplace with one-to-one meetings with college assessors at Shetland College UHI.
All subjects are internally assessed on an ongoing basis by building up e-portfolios of evidence within your workplace. You are expected to make regular use of the college’s library facilities for research and study.
How long will my course last?
12 to 16 Months
Part-time, flexible work-based learning
Where can I study my course?
- Work Based
Flexible: there are up to three intakes per year. Please contact Sheltand College UHI for confirmation of the next intake.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Academic: You can progress on to other SVQ levels or HNC/HND level study.
Employment/Career: Successful students may gain career progression in administrative, business or management related areas. There are clear
progression routes from one SVQ level to the next.
Former students have: Gained promotion within their existing organisations or progressed to other roles in business administration and management.
Is there more information available online?
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