NCFE L2 Cert in Principles of Business Administration (VRQ)

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NCFE L2 Cert in Principles of Business Administration (VRQ)

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NCFE L2 Cert in Principles of Business Administration (VRQ)

Start: Available throughout the year.

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Book-keepers, Payroll Managers and Wages Clerks

Book-keepers, payroll managers and wages clerks maintain and balance records of financial transactions, oversee the operation of payroll functions and calculate hours worked, wages due and other relevant contributions and deductions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Calculates costs and overheads and prepares analyses for management.
  • Compiles schedules and distributes or arranges distribution of wages and salaries.
  • Processes holiday, sick and maternity pay and travel and subsistence expenses.
  • Calculates and records hours worked, wages due, deductions and voluntary contributions.
  • Supervises payroll team and develops payroll systems and procedures.
  • Prepares provisional balances and reconciles these with appropriate accounts.
  • Records and checks accuracy of daily financial transactions.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£25,085

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 5,835
2020 5,885
2021 5,926

ANNUAL SALARY

£18,387 10%
£21,237 25%
£25,085 50%
£31,283 75%
£41,371 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

292 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 10.77%
25-34 22.06%
35-44 23.49%
45-54 24.13%
55-64 15.54%
65+ 3.98%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 3.2%
Level 1 6.36%
Level 2 23.36%
Level 3 21.67%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 12.71%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 27.77%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 4.52%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.41%

Finance Officers

Finance officers oversee book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions mainly within local government and a variety of public sector organisations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the activities and resources of finance departments.
  • Plans work schedules and assigns tasks to financial clerks.
  • Prepares or arranges the preparation of financial reports for managers.
  • Oversees the recording and checking of daily financial transactions, the preparation of provisional balances and reconciliation of accounts.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£24,648

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 319
2020 316
2021 314

ANNUAL SALARY

£18,574 10%
£21,466 25%
£24,648 50%
£28,974 75%
£37,274 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

14 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 2.53%
25-34 15.3%
35-44 30.21%
45-54 27.08%
55-64 22.89%
65+ 1.96%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 1.41%
Level 1 2.86%
Level 2 23.37%
Level 3 22.74%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 19.28%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 27.69%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 1.99%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.66%

Records Clerks and Assistants

Records clerks and assistants maintain and update electronic and/or hard copy documents, correspondence and other records, and organise their storage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs specialised clerical tasks in connection with conveyancing, litigation and the maintenance of medical records.
  • Copies or duplicates documents or other records.
  • Classifies, files, archives and locates documents and other records.
  • Examines and sorts incoming material.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£22,360

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 1,418
2020 1,409
2021 1,402

ANNUAL SALARY

£17,618 10%
£19,427 25%
£22,360 50%
£26,978 75%
£33,488 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

61 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 12.84%
25-34 26.1%
35-44 18.33%
45-54 23.35%
55-64 15.71%
65+ 3.64%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 2.12%
Level 1 5.56%
Level 2 30.53%
Level 3 31.09%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 9.94%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 15.38%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 4.63%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.73%

Transport and Distribution Clerks and Assistants

Workers in this unit group perform various clerical functions relating to the transport and distribution of goods and freight.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains records regarding the movement and location of freight, containers and staff.
  • Obtains customs clearance and processes import and export documentation necessary for the movement of goods between countries.
  • Monitors tachograph readings and maintains records of hours worked and distance travelled by drivers.
  • Formulates delivery loads, vehicle schedules and routes to be followed by delivery staff.
  • Processes customer orders and forwards requisition documentation to storage and distribution personnel.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£25,189

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 1,342
2020 1,353
2021 1,363

ANNUAL SALARY

£19,198 10%
£21,757 25%
£25,189 50%
£30,618 75%
£37,398 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

75 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 10.53%
25-34 25.08%
35-44 25.43%
45-54 24.75%
55-64 13.56%
65+ 0.62%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 3.4%
Level 1 10.93%
Level 2 25.97%
Level 3 25.92%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 8%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 24.53%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 1.03%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.2%

Human Resources Administrative Occupations

Job holders in this unit group provide administrative support for the human resources (HR) operations within organisations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implements and maintains HR records systems.
  • Provides administrative support for training courses, work placements etc..
  • Provides practical support for recruitment and selection procedures such as checking application forms, arranging interviews of candidates and ensuring the interview panel receive all relevant documentation.
  • Arranges advertisements for jobs in the relevant media.
  • Supports senior HR staff in the development and implementation of HR and industrial relations policies.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£22,547

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 1,184
2020 1,196
2021 1,205

ANNUAL SALARY

£17,805 10%
£19,760 25%
£22,547 50%
£26,666 75%
£32,635 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

61 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 19.11%
25-34 29.95%
35-44 15.25%
45-54 23.18%
55-64 11.97%
65+ 0.51%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.65%
Level 1 4.86%
Level 2 25.52%
Level 3 33.47%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 7.61%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 20.93%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 6.97%

Sales Administrators

Sales administrators provide support to the process of selling equipment, materials and other products or services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carries out general clerical duties.
  • Handles customer complaints or forwards them to relevant member of sales team.
  • Prepares sales invoices and maintains records and accounts of sales activity.
  • Fields telephone enquiries from prospective customers on behalf of the sales team.
  • Provides information to customers on products and prices.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£21,070

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 1,409
2020 1,421
2021 1,431

ANNUAL SALARY

£16,827 10%
£18,366 25%
£21,070 50%
£25,584 75%
£33,946 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

71 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 20.55%
25-34 30.54%
35-44 18.05%
45-54 17.93%
55-64 11.54%
65+ 1.36%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 2.82%
Level 1 3.5%
Level 2 30.61%
Level 3 27.09%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 11.52%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 22.55%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 1.9%

Other Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group are responsible for recording, filing and disseminating information for a business, organisation or individual not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 415: Other Administrative Occupations

Key Responsibilities

  • Checks figures, prepares invoices and records details of financial transactions made.
  • Receives and distributes incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Types reports, memos, notes, minutes and other documents.
  • Stores information by filling in forms, writing notes and filing records.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£21,715

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 8,404
2020 8,430
2021 8,455

ANNUAL SALARY

£17,035 10%
£18,658 25%
£21,715 50%
£27,664 75%
£42,744 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

388 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 16.64%
25-34 23.13%
35-44 18.1%
45-54 21.65%
55-64 15.53%
65+ 4.92%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 3.38%
Level 1 6.54%
Level 2 30.15%
Level 3 26.93%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 9.56%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 19.76%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 3.24%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.44%

Office Managers

Office managers plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of offices within commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies. (National and local government office managers are classified to unit group 3561: Public services associate professionals.)

Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, organises and co-ordinates the activities and resources of other offices not elsewhere classified including box offices, other ticket offices and accommodation bureaux.
  • Ensures that procedures for considering, issuing, amending and endorsing insurance policies are adhered to.
  • Advises on the handling of all correspondence and enquiries relating to accounts, sales, statistical and vacancy records.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£28,787

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 2,237
2020 2,245
2021 2,251

ANNUAL SALARY

£19,386 10%
£23,733 25%
£28,787 50%
£36,462 75%
£48,110 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

107 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 4.07%
25-34 17.75%
35-44 23.93%
45-54 32.86%
55-64 18.53%
65+ 2.83%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 1.7%
Level 1 4.87%
Level 2 27.25%
Level 3 20.59%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 11.74%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 27.12%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 6.04%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.68%

Office Supervisors

Office supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of those carrying out general administrative and clerical work and performing specialist administrative and clerical duties in relation to finance, records, sales and other services to a variety of commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.
  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet the organisation.
  • Liaises with managers and other senior staff to resolve operational problems.
  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet the organisation.
  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of office staff.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£27,061

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 550
2020 551
2021 553

ANNUAL SALARY

£19,531 10%
£23,338 25%
£27,061 50%
£32,947 75%
£42,744 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

26 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 6.41%
25-34 25.8%
35-44 22.68%
45-54 25.36%
55-64 15.09%
65+ 4.64%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 7.14%
Level 1 10.16%
Level 2 23.19%
Level 3 32.94%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 7.54%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 12.95%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 5.72%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.37%
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