BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration


You don’t need to be working in this sector to gain this qualification, but it helps.

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What is the Diploma in Business Administration Combined Qualification?


The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration is for learners who work in, or who want to work in the business administration roles such as:

  • Personal Assistant,
  • Office Executive
  • Office Supervisor


The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

Develop and demonstrate technical and wider sector-related knowledge to underpin competence in the job roles stated above. This includes the knowledge covering the broader cross-organisation processes such as business innovation, financial management and marketing, as well as the principles and practices underpinning the tasks and responsibilities related to the job roles above such as methods of communication and information management.


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Develop and demonstrate a range of technical skills and behaviours that supports competence in the job roles stated above. These include developing and managing administrative systems, processes and staff. For example, using a range of internal and external communication methods and the systems that support them, organising diaries, meetings and travel, managing resources and facilities, managing administrative processes and systems and supervising staff.


Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning through the development of personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS).


Have existing skills recognised


Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification




Mandatory Units


Communicate in a Business environment

Manage Personal and Professional Development

Principles of Business Communication and Information

Principles of Administration

Principles of Business




Optional Units (2 Min)


Contribute to the Improvement of Business Performance

Negotiate in a Business Environment

Develop a Presentation

Deliver a Presentation

Create Bespoke Business Documents

Contribute to the Development and Implementation of an Information System



Entry Requirements


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.


We can offer an internship to the right candidate to work alongside the Semester Team in order to gain the experience and skills to progress to paid work.


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Additional Information
Awarding Organisation (AO)

Pearson (Edexcel)


Assignments, Portfolio of Evidence