Diploma in Business Administration L3

18 September 2019 - 10 June 2020
Part time evening course days are ( Wed )
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Level 3
2000.00 an Advanced Learner Loan is available
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business is for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the business sector. The qualification is equivalent in size to two A Levels and has been designed as a full one-year programme.

Course requirements

5 GCSEs grades A-C including English & Maths. Alternatively, learners may be able to progress from a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

The full time course will be taught over 3 days per week for one year and the content will include the following key topics in business:


  • Marketing
  • Business environments
  • International business
  • Management
  • Finance.

What will it give me?

Level 3 National Diploma in Business

Materials needed

None required

What can I do when I finish?

Learners completing their National Diploma in Business can progress directly to employment, however it is likely that many will do so via higher study. Areas of employment include junior business roles in marketing, administration, finance, events management, HR, marketing and other related areas in the business sector, including higher apprenticeships. Learners could also consider the Extended Diploma in Business as a stepping stone to HE.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click on the APPLY section below. Thank you.


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