Certificate in Business Studies – Level 3
About this course
OTHM Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies
The objective of the OTHM 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.
Top Skills You Will Learn
Understanding of operations and structure of businesses. Underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, O-Level holders, Sales & Marketing Professionals
Successful completion of the Program enables learners’ direct entry into Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 4 Diplomas
Open Entry. No formal qualification is required
Completion of your qualification will meet the University standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.
As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a top-up degree, master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.
Progress to a Higher Qualification
In addition to Progression to the Universities, you also have an option to progress to the following Qualifications:
What is the Entry Requirement?
OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16. OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. The learners admitted to the programme should have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
What are the Course Modules?
The Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies qualification consists of 2 mandatory and 3 optional units for a combined total of 30 credits:
- Introduction to Research and Academic Skills (10 credits)
- Introduction to the Business Environment (10 credits)
Optional units: Choose any one
- Introduction to Customer Service (10 credits)
- Using IT for Business (10 credits)
- Introduction to Marketing (10 credits
Workshops and Webinars
There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.
If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.
What is Level 3 qualification Equivalent to?
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
Is the Course Accredited?
The programme is accredited by OTHM, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
How is the Assessment done?
- The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
- There are no written exams.
Successful completion of the Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies qualification enables learners’ direct entry into Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 4 Diplomas.
As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), many universities acknowledge the ability of learners after studying Level 3 Certificate in Business Studies and consider for direct entry into a range of their Bachelor’s degree programmes.
Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?
Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments. Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.