Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

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Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

The Business Administration Level 3 Diploma has been designed for learners’ to demonstrate a practiced set of skills when carrying out business administrative operations including the introduction of developing and managing administrative systems, processes and functions. It develops learners’ understanding of the principles that underpin working in a business administrative environment including the principles of business, covering the broader, cross-organisation processes that an administrator will need to understand.

Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

It is aimed also people who already have experience of office-based skills and wish to specialise in business and administration functions; perhaps in, or preparing for a line management role. Learners can choose from a bank of optional units which show their ability to negotiate, supervise, manage and contribute to the running of an office.

This qualification is designed to reflect the work of administration staff across a wide range of industries and types of organisations and is for those who are working with a high degree of autonomy and personal responsibility.

Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

Learners will complete mandatory units in communicate in a business environment, manage personal and professional development, principles of business, principles of administration and principles of business communication and information. Learners will then choose from a range of more specialised business administrative and sector contextualised units that align to the duties of their role including contribute to the improvement of business performance, deliver a presentation, manage an office facility, monitor information systems, participate in a project, manage individuals’ development in the workplace, principles of leadership and management and chair and lead meetings.

Course Length: 3 – 6 months;

Start dates:  January April, July, September;

Business Administration Level 3 Diploma

Course Structure

  • Manage own performance in business environment
  • Evaluate and improve own performance in a business environment
  • Work in a business environment
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Produce documents in business environment
  • Use office equipment
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software
  • Develop a presentation
  • Deliver a presentation
  • Database software

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

The units are assessed via on-line multiple-choice tests & work based questions or portfolio.

Candidates can progress to next Level 4 or equivalent management qualifications. Progression routes could include further qualifications within Business Administration, Customer Service, Team Leading or Management.

If you carry out an administrative role like receptionist or office assistant and would like to progress to a manager position in the future, this course is ideal. This business administration qualification aims to equip you with the administration and clerical skills you need to succeed at a higher level.

Examples of jobs opportunities for a Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration graduate:

  • Junior Secretary
  • Administration Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Administration Clerk
  • Personal Assistant
  • Business Development Executive Administrative Manager
  • Office Executive
  • Administration Team Leader
  • Database Clerk
  • Executive Officer
  • Office Supervisor
  • Personal assistant
  • Secretary

Business Administration – Level 3 Diploma


You can choose to fund this course yourself. The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds – Student Finance England    

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite Stay, you can receive support from the government via 19+Advanced Learning Loan to cover tuition fees costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. These loans help learners aged 19 and over, to pay the fees charged by approved colleges and training organisations in England.

You can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £21,000 a year.