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Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Business Administration

    • Level3
    • Credits15
    • GLH62
    • TQT150
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£60.00
Ref: 603/6317/4

About this qualification

This qualification has been designed to provide an introduction to business administration skills for those learners looking to move onto a Business Administration apprenticeship, or to prepare themselves to move into a Business Administration role.

Objectives of the qualification

By allowing learners to develop a range of administration-related skills, this qualification prepares learners for roles such as Personal Assistant, Administrative Supervisor or Administration Team Leader.

Must hold formal qualifications at Level 2 or equivalent.

For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

Learners who achieve the Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Certificate in Business Administration may progress to the Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, other administration-related qualifications at the same or a higher level, or directly into employment.

    • Level3
    • Credits15
    • GLH62
    • TQT150
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£60.00
Rules of combination

To be awarded the Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Business Administration, learners must achieve:

  • a minimum of 15 credits from any combination of units in Optional Group A
For further details download the Qualification Specification
Assessment Methods

Portfolio of evidence.

Quality Assurance Requirements

Tutors:

To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:

  • A relevant teaching/assessing qualification at Level 3 or above such as the Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training
  • A qualification at Level 4 or above in Business Administration or related subjects, or demonstrable relevant industry experience in Business Administration or related subjects
  • Experience of assessing via a Portfolio of Evidence

Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):

Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:

  • Holds or is working towards a Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices or its equivalent
  • Has substantial experience of working in or assessing qualifications in Business Administration or related subjects
  • Is familiar with the assessment requirements of the qualification for which they are the Internal Quality Assurer
Supporting funding needs

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) provide funding for different qualifications in England; details of which can be found here. 

To search for our funded qualifications on the Hub type OPENCOLLNETWESTMID in the box “Awarding Org Code or Name”. 

For further details and guidance on the various funding streams that relate to our qualifications, please go to our dedicated funding page. 

Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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