DURATION: 06 Months
WEEKLY: Weekly 07 hours
FEES: From: $

Introduction to the Qualification

The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration is regulated by Ofqual.

Qualification Purpose

The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration aims to develop and give recognition of learners’ knowledge, understanding and competence of working relevant to business administration work roles. The qualification is suitable for learners working in a wide variety of business administrative roles such as: administration executives/officers, administration team leaders, personal assistants and secretaries, including legal or medical secretaries.

The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and competencies to support business systems, processes and services and contribute to making businesses more efficient and productive. These skills include the use of software packages, analysing and presenting business documents and managing projects as well as communication, team working, interpersonal skills and the ability to reflect on personal learning. Options are available to gain a more business focused qualification by including business specific units.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. However, it is likely that learners will have experience in a business or administration role although this is not a formal requirement.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.


Learners who achieve this qualification can progress to a variety of other apprenticeship qualifications in management or customer service such as the Level 3 Diploma in Management or Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service and/or to job roles at managerial/ supervisory level.


To achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration, learners must achieve a minimum of 58 credits: 27 credits from the Mandatory Group; a minimum of 13 credits from Optional Units Group A; a maximum of 10 credits from Optional Units Group B and a maximum of 8 credits from Optional Units Group C.

A minimum of 40 credits must be achieved at level 3 or above.

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