Course Description

NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration

Study 365


The Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration is designed to provide learners with in-depth knowledge on how carrying out administrative tasks such as planning meetings, managing information and maintaining administrative services. Students will gain the necessary knowledge in communication systems and how to contribute to departmental and organisational change. It is a useful course for individuals who want to have a career in business administration and enhance their expertise and knowledge in business communication and administration.

The Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration will equip learners students with a firm grasp of administrative best practices within a business organisation. Business administrative practices are essential components of a company and will lead to the success of the organisation if carried out properly.

The course will enable learners to acquire a deep understanding of business practices and principles so that they can apply it successfully in their job role.  You will gain the specific skills required to work in business administration.

Course Curriculum

1: Principles Of Business

2: Principles Of Business Communication And Information

3: Principles Of Administration

4: Understand How To Improve Business Performance

5: Understand Equality, Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

6: Understand How To Manage Performance And Conflict In The Workplace

7: Principles Of Leadership And Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the role and responsibilities of working in business administration.
  • Learn the business administration best practices.
  • Plan how to achieve management goals.
  • Develop expertise in areas such as business communication and administration.
  • Identify the link between individuals, teams and organisational objectives.
  • Learn why equality and diversion are essential components in the workplace. 

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Course Objectives

  • Provide learners with the essential knowledge of how to carry out every day and more complex administrative tasks such as managing information, planning meetings and delivering presentations
  • Gain underpinning knowledge of communication systems and processes
  • Understand how to create bespoke business documents
  • Learn how to supervise others and contribute to wider departmental or organisational change 

Course Description

  • Qualification type: Level 3 Certificate
  • Qualification title: NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level: 3
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 210
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 230
  • Qualification number (QN): 601/7074/8

Method of Assessment

To be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units and 4 optional units.

Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence. Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business (RQF) Administration Certificate. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.



Course Code S 0853
College Name Study 365
Course Category Administration, Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 68
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following: • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability In order to qualify for the program (Awarding Body Registration) you will need to make the payment of £89 and submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following; • Proof of educational qualifications • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving licence. Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.
Career Path • Operations Manager – £34,623 per annum • Administrative Manager – £22,336 per annum • Business Manager – £34,335 per annum • Administrative Officer – £19,382 per annum • Team Leader – £24,189 per annum
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Course Provider

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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Dublin, United Kingdom

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