Level 3 Business & Administration Diploma

Do you enjoy supporting others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a business administrator. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your organisational and ‘people’ skills, to excel in this versatile and fast-paced industry.

The following are mandatory areas which will be covered in the qualification:

  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Contribute to the improvement of business performance
  • Principles of administration
  • Principles of business

Optional units include: administering finance, managing a budget, negotiating in a business environment, creating bespoke business documents, administering human resource records, administering the recruitment process, resolving administration problems, preparing specifications for contracts, chair and lead meetings, organise and deliver customer service, principles of digital marketing, social media and market research.

As a qualified business administrator you will be confident in managing teams or tasks within a business environment and will be working to develop your administration skills further.

Your work could include:

  • Dealing with internal and external correspondence
  • Organising meetings and events
  • Producing documents
  • Managing administration systems and office facilities
  • Developing presentations

Do you want to take this course as part of an apprenticeship programme? See our Advanced Business & Administration Apprenticeship.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
City & Guilds
Course duration:
12 - 15 Months
Course location:
The course is delivered across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon.

Who is this course for?

Level 3 is ideal if you have considerable administrative experience and want to improve your IT and management skills further. You will need some knowledge and experience of administration systems, so you can develop your skills, perhaps to move into a management role.

Key facts:

  • Level 3 Business & Administration Diploma
  • Eligible for payment through the Advanced Learner Loan

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To apply or find our more information about the Level 3 Business & Administration Diploma course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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What people say

“I have just finished my Level 3 Business Admin Diploma with Aspire and the whole process was great. During school I was never very good at the course work side of things but the way it is done here I found a lot easier and friendlier. My assessor was always very supportive throughout the course, giving me guidance and advice whenever I needed it, was flexible in booking in visits and rescheduling where needed, and never gave me more than I could handle :)”

Rob Morgan

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