NVQ Diploma in Business Administration Level 3

Course Information

  • Course Code: BC782
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £1350.00
  • Start Date: Start Anytime
  • Times: -
  • Delivery Type: PT

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To allow you to gain a National Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration. In order to gain an NVQ Diploma/Certificate at level 3 you will have to prove that you can perform competencies to a nationally recognised standard.

This qualification is competence based, this means that it is linked to your ability to completely perform a range of tasks connected with your work. Assessments will be carried out on your daily activities using a range of planned assessment methods i.e. observation, discussion and questioning. All delivery is in the workplace.

What will I study?

This course is for anyone currently working in the field of administration whose role involves carrying out administrative duties with a high degree of autonomy and personal responsibility.

You will be involved in developing, implementing and maintaining administrative services for customers and clients.

For level 3 - you will need to gather evidence for 4 mandatory units:

Manage own performance in a business environment
Evaluate and improve own performance in a business environment
Work in a business environment
Communicate in a business environment

You will also need to achieve a variety of optional units that best match your current job role. Your assessor will provide further information on these options. This qualification is very flexible in its structure enabling the organisation and individual to choose the optional units which best suit their work situation.



This course is also eligible for Advanced Learner Loan funding - £1,987.  Contact us for more information and how to book.

Entry Requirements

Business Administration Level 2 or relevant business experience

How will I be assessed?

All of the qualification will be assessed in the work place by your individual assessor from the College. Your assessor will visit you a minimum of once a month and will assist you in compiling a portfolio of evidence.

What can I do next?

Once you have completed your NVQ Level 3, you will be able to apply to a range of Higher Education courses. Students generally progress to University Centre at Blackburn College to study foundation degrees where 9 out of 10 graduates are in work or further study just six months after graduation. Students who have enjoyed the Business elements of the Extended Diploma and wish to move into business related areas can progress on to a range of subjects. 

You could choose to specialise in Accountancy by studying:

You could choose to specialise in Human Resource Management by studying:

    Business with Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

You could choose to specialise in Retail Management by studying:

Or you could choose to take a more general Business qualification which lets you experience a range of areas including: Accounting, Marketing, Business, Human Resource Management and more. Course available include:

    Business Foundation Degree FdA


For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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