12 Hours a week min (305 hours overall)
This Business Administration Diploma course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills for young people who want a career as a business decision maker. It is a practical course which will give you the skills for the world of work and help you to add value to business activities in any organisation.
There is no requirement for prior qualifications. All applications are assessed on an individual basis.
No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification, however, it is likely that they will be seeking work within the business administrative sector, or they may already be employed in a cross-sector role of function that involves responsibility for carrying out and managing business administrative operations and functions.
The course covers business and management, creative product promotion, presenting information, recruitment and selection, HR management and managing teams.
Selection of course content (See syllabus)
Learning will be via Distance Learning. Your course will be delivered through online assessment using our latest Virtual Learning Environment, one to one tutorials with your Tutor (phone, e-mail & face-to-face Skype) and group web based webinars. (See Study Style)
You will be expected to typically commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week independent study to suit your personal circumstances. This is the recommended guideline to support you to achieve
A requirement to develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours that supports competence in a supervisory Job role in a realistic work environment
The awarding body is Edexcel:
Business Administration Diploma – Level 3 (QCF)
This qualification, accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that employers look for. They also provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
58 credits required in total
There are a range of assessment techniques for the subjects covered which include online assignments using our Virtual Learning Environment, reflective accounts, witness testimonies, subject related discussions with your tutor and developing projects. These are all assessed at either pass or fail.
No formal qualifications are required. Just your drive and enthusiasm to take and finish the course.
Communicate in a Business environment (4 credits)
Manage Personal and Professional development (3 credits)
Principles of Business Communication and Information (4 credits).
Principles of Administration (6 credits)
Principles of Business (10 credits)
Contribute to the Improvement of Business Performance (6 credits).
Negotiate in a Business Environment (4 credits)
Handle Mail (3 credits)
Develop a presentation (3 credits)
Deliver a presentation (3 credits)
Employee Rights and Responsibilities (2 credits)
Organise and Deliver Customer Service (5 credits)
Presentation software (6 credits)
Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification. These work-based qualifications are aimed at learners who are working, or want to work, in a business and administration environment. They could lead to employment as an:
Learners who achieve the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) can progress to Pearson Edexcel Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) and/or the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF), which are within the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business Administration. Alternatively, learners may progress into the following job roles, for example, Office manager, Executive Assistant or Business Development Manager.
Students are able to progress into Higher Education or enhance their career prospects. Students primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Business, Economics and Accounting. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Business Studies, Marketing, Economics, Accountancy, Business Management, Trading and Finance related degrees.
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