Employers can use this qualification to support employees in developing their accounting and general work skills, planning their careers and in the development of systems for better internal financial management.
Employees at this level must have an understanding of what skills and knowledge are required to function within a small business’ accounting processes. They must also be able to contribute to the development of the team and improve the business process for better efficiency in the operations process, as it relates to both internal and external customers.
Like all NVQs, this qualification is competence based. This means that it is linked to the candidate’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work. Candidates must plan a programme of development and assessment with their assessors and compile a portfolio of evidence to prove that they are competent in their work role.
Who is this qualification for?
The NVQB in Accounting for Small Business Level 3 is aimed at persons who provide an accounting assisting function at a supervisory or management level in a small or micro enterprise.