Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management

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The Level 3 Diploma in Business is a 60-credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent level to an A Level or Access to HE qualification. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a business or management degree and may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.

Course Content

The Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent level to an A-Level or Access to HE qualification.
It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a business or management degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.
The primary purpose of the Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management is to support your progression to higher education, specifically to a business relating course.

Key features of the qualifications include:

  • Core units that are common to different sectors offering the opportunity for learners to move between sectors or delay decisions as to which area to specialise in
  • Small qualifications that can be used for professional development for those in employment or for learners who do not have the time to undertake a full-time programme
  • Flexible methods of assessment allowing tutors to select the most appropriate methods for their learners

Entry & Progression

Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor’s degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment. Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Business qualification enables learners’ direct entry to BA (Hons) Business Studies degree or into Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 4 Diplomas whilst also enhancing their career prospects, within existing roles, or with new opportunities.

Qualification Structure

The Level 3 Diploma in Business qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Maximising Resources to Achieve Business Success
  • The Business Environment
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Working in Teams
  • Effective Business Communications

Course Specifications

Awarding Body ATHE
Guided Learning Hours 600
Assessment Method This qualification is assessed by portfolio of evidence.
Course Delivery Online, Paper-based
Funding Funding available via an Advanced Learning Loan.
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