Diploma in Business Administration

This course prepares students for employment in many different business sectors. As a successful Level 3 Business student you will have gained a solid foundation for career opportunities in areas such as marketing, personnel, accountancy, law, retail and finance, to name just a few! The qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills they need to operate as a successful business administrator. It also allows learners to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to business administration roles. This qualification is part of an apprenticeship.


Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (equivalent to 3 A levels)

Awarding Body

Northern Council for Further Education & Council for Awards in Children’s Care and Education (NCFE | Cache)


As an apprenticeship, this is a minimum 1-year course.

For private learners, this is a minimum 6-month course.

Course Content

You will cover a diverse range of topics throughout your course. A selection of unit titles is shown below:

  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Law
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Event Management etc

Maths and English

All students following a full-time programme of study at Polino will study English and maths as part of theirstudies, please refer to the Study programme page of this website.