OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)


Qualification Number: 601/6305/7

Overview

The content of this qualification is focussed on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management and finance, as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private of public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.

Entry Requirements

The OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to Learners from age 16. OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications, but Centres are required to ensure that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.

Units

The OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies consists of 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units that provide for a combined total of 60 credits and 360 guided learning hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Unit Ref. No. Mandatory Units Credit
A/507/2897 Using IT for Business 10
Y/507/2891 Fundamentals of Business Accounting 10
D/507/2892 Introduction to the Business Environment 10
Optional Units (Choose any TWO)
H/507/2893 Customer Service Excellence 10
K/507/2894 Managing Business Events 10
M/507/2895 Introduction to Marketing 10
T/507/2896 Introduction to People Management 10

Progressions

Passing the OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF) enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or progression to OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF).

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