Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management

Are you keen to develop your management skills and experience?
The Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management, can help you on your way to developing your career.


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

How is the qualification assessed?

The Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management is via assignment submission throughtout the qualification.

How can this exciting course be funded?

The total cost of the course is £4,170 but you may be eligible for a Government funding via an Advanced Learner Loan.
You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of a course at a college or training provider in England.
  • Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks.
  • You’ll have to start repaying your loan when your income is over a certain amount (the ‘threshold’ amount).
  • For more information, please speak with a member of staff, or visit: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

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