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Office Management (Business Administrators) BTEC Certificate Level 3

This specialist qualification is a work-related qualification, that gives the learners the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment in Business Administration. The qualification also provides career development opportunities for those already in work. BTEC Specialist qualifications put learning into the context of the world of work, giving learners the opportunity to apply their research, skills and knowledge in relevant and realistic work contexts. This applied, practical approach means learners develop the knowledge, understanding and skills they need for career progression or further study.

This course is for learners working in, or intending to work in, an administrative job role where they will be involved in developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. It will help learners to develop and apply the technical and behavioural knowledge and understanding required to become competent and successful in an administrative job role.

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:
• develop the technical knowledge and understanding that underpins competence in an administrative job role
• learn about a range of transferable skills and professional attributes that support successful performance in an administrative job role
• achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification
• develop confidence and readiness for the apprenticeship end-point assessment.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Matthew Boulton College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/5 (C ) including English and/ or Maths at Grade 4 or 5 (C ). You may be required to Maths or English GCSE alongside your qualification if you do not have one of them. This is subject to qualifications on entry and age of student.

Delivery and Assessment

Assessment consists of a mixture of exams and course work.


If you are successful in Year 1 you will progress onto the Extended Diploma in Business. The two year programme is approximately equivalent to 3 A levels. The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses. Learners should always check the entry requirements for degree programmes with specific higher education providers. After this qualification, learners can also progress directly into employment.