Level 3 Business

ATHE have two Level 3 Diplomas in Business; The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business which is a 60 credit qualification, and the ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management which is a 120 credit qualification.

You can download the Level 3 Business Information Sheet here.

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business

The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business is a 60 credit qualification and is the equivalent level to an A-Level or Access to HE qualification. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to a business or management degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of Bachelor’s Degrees at a university such as our partner universities including The University of Northampton and The University of Bedfordshire. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.

The qualification provides learners with an introduction to the business environment as well as key academic, research and communication skills to support learners in their development.

This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Skills Funding Agency in the 2016-2017 session. Please see the SFA 2016 to 2017 simplified funding rates catalogue for more details.

Units within this qualification
Learners must complete 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business.

Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
How Businesses Operate 3 15 90
Marketing Principles and Techniques 3 15 90
Academic and Research Skills for Business 3 15 90
Communication Skills for Business 3 15 90
Qualification specifications
Level 3

Statement of Purpose

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management

The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management is a 120 credit qualification, and has been designed to support students’ progress into Higher Education. This qualification enables learners to develop underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills in business including the skills of analysis and evaluation.


Units within this qualification
Learners must complete 6 mandatory units worth 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business.

Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Managing Business Operations 3 20 120
Maximising Resources to Achieve Business Success 3 20 120
The Business Environment 3 20 120
Managing People in Organisations 3 20 120
Working in Teams 3 20 120
Effective Business Communications 3 20 120
Qualification specifications
Level 3

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