Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies

The objective of Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies qualification is to provide learners with an in depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses. Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with some of the underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.

This qualification enables learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills in business including the sources which will develop while studying the business course, easily understand the business system.

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

6 Month

9 Month

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes:

  • Online
  • In class

In order to apply you should have either:

  • This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 and above.
  • 5 or more GCSEs and above or other related level 2 subjects or other equivalent international qualifications

The Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies qualification consists of 2 mandatory units plus 1 optional unit for a combined total of 30 credits, 300 Total Qualification Hours (TQT) and 180 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Unit Ref. No.Mandatory UnitsCreditGLHTQT
R/616/0686Introduction to Research and Academic Skills1060100
L/616/2713Introduction to the Business Environment1060100
Optional Units: Choose any ONE
H/616/0692Introduction to Customer Service1060100
J/616/2712Using IT for Business1060100
D/616/2716Introduction to Marketing1060100

Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

Single Payment

Registration fees

 Monthly Payment breakdown

Admininstration charges.

Intial Deposit     ( including registration)

6 Monthly instalments


£ 180


£ 50

£ 230

£ 165