Level 3 Diploma in Business is an applied general qualification which allows candidates to demonstrate knowledge of academic skills for business, communication skills for business, introduction to the business environment and introduction to marketing. Successful students can progress onto Level 4 Diploma, as well as opening up opportunities to access a range of higher education courses or employment.
Assessment is through practical assignments, with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.
This qualification sits on our SRF (Self Regulated Framework) and has 80 credits, and accredited by CPD Standards.
This qualification equates to 800 hours of CPD, which can be used as evidence in a CPD audit by a professional institute or regulator.
This qualification provides a sound knowledge of academic skills for business, communication skills for business, introduction to business environment and introduction to marketing, and users of this qualification will be able to progress into a variety of careers including:
Office Manager or Supervisor
Team Manager or Supervisor
Administration Officer or Administrator
Senior Administration Officer
Customer Service Officer
Customer Service Manager
Learners undertaking the Level 3 Diploma can progress onto Level 4 Diploma, as well as opening up opportunities to access a range of higher education courses or employment.
Click here for information about progression to degree opportunities.
The minimum age to register for this programme is 18. Prospective students should note that the following entrance qualifications are required for those wishing to undertake this programme:
Level 2 (or equivalent) or
Mature applicant with work experience and
IELTS 4.0 or CEFR level B1 (if applicable)
The course is structured as follows:
|Unit||Unit Level||Unit Credit|
|Academic Skills for Business||3||20|
|Communication Skills for Business||3||20|
|Introduction to Business||3||20|
|Introduction to Marketing||3||20|
Blended Learning: January/April/July/October
Distance Learning: Any Time