Business Administration – Level 3

Course Description

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) is for learners who work in, or who want to work in Business Administration in job roles such as Personal Assistant, Office Executive or Office Supervisor.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

    • Develop and demonstrate technical and wider sector-related knowledge to underpin competence in the job roles stated above. This includes the knowledge covering the broader cross-organisation processes such as business innovation, financial management and marketing, as well as the principles and practices underpinning the tasks and responsibilities related to the job roles above such as methods of communication and information management
    • Develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours that supports competence in the job roles stated above. These include developing and managing administrative systems, processes and staff. For example, using a range of internal and external communication methods and the systems that support them, organising diaries, meetings and travel, managing resources and facilities, managing administrative processes and systems and supervising staff
    • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning through the development of personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS)
    • Have existing skills recognised
    • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification

Mandatory units that must be achieved are:

      • Unit 1 – Communicate in a Business Environment
      • Unit 2 – Manage Personal and Professional Development
      • Unit 3 – Principles of Business Communication and Information
      • Unit 4 – Principles of Administration
      • Unit 5 – Principles of Business

There are also a range of optional units to choose from. These will be chosen by you, with advice and guidance from your tutor, to ensure they suit your workplace and role.

The learner must also complete Functional Skills Mathematics, English and ICT at Level 2 to pass this qualification.