Other Qualifications

We have a number of partnership arrangements with institutions in both the private and public sectors offering recognition to learners pursuing business administration and management in a number of specific industries and occupations.

If you are pursuing a qualification recognised by us under any of our partnership arrangements, you will gain the benefit of a nationally recognised qualification while focusing your studies on a course which is specific to your career.

If you are an employer or learning institution and are interested in working with us to develop a tailor-made qualification to meet your requirements, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Northern Ireland Civil Service

The Northern Ireland Civil Service supports the Northern Ireland Assembly, Northern Ireland Executive and other institutions of government within Northern Ireland. It serves local ministers and carries out the administrative work of government.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service has worked with us to develop the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Public Service Administration (QCF)

Civil servants are politically impartial and are directly accountable to the minister in charge of the department in which they work. Their role is to support the Executive and its ministers in delivering the commitments set out in the Programme for Government. Civil servants work in a wide range of areas across the many different aspects of government that touch on everyone's day to day lives.

Reed Learning

Reed Learning is a leading provider of professional business training courses, aimed at companies who want to train their staff as well as individuals seeking their own personal development.

We work in partnership with Reed Learning to offer the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Professional PA and Administration Skills (QCF)
    This qualification aims to give aspiring and existing Personal Assistants (PA), secretaries, and administration staff the foundation for their formal development in this role. This qualification is an excellent introduction to the PA or administration role for anyone with limited experience or without formal training.
  • Level 4 Certificate in Office and Administration Management (QCF)
    This qualification has been specifically designed for experienced PAs as well as office and administration managers who are already operating at a more senior level and want to gain formal recognition of their skills. This qualification is also ideal for those aspiring to move into a more senior role within office and administration management.

Reed Learning
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Phone: +44 (0)800 170 7777

University Progression

We also offer progression opportunities to undergraduate degrees through direct entry partnerships with an array of universities.

View our partnered university programmes.

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