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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration

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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration


The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration is a competence-based qualification that is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required to provide a direct route into a career in business administration. It is an extensive programme for learners who want to enhance their vocational training in the same area or related area. Individuals who want to attain senior management positions will benefit greatly from this course. It will provide opportunities to find new employment in multiple sectors and industries. Learners will be fully equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to become competent senior managers and meet industry standards set by their employers.

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration and Leadership is an excellent course for individuals aspiring to take on the job role of Programme Manager or Office Manager. The course will focus on managing information and knowledge, communicating in business and project management and business administration systems.

Method of Assessment

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration is a 420 TQT, 42 credit and 195 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification that consists of five modules.
Mandatory units

Unit 1: Business Administration System
Unit 2: Communicating in a Business
Unit 3: Managing Self Development

Optional Units

Unit 7: Principles of Operational Planning
Unit 8: Managing Information and Knowledge

To pass this course the learner must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria. The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place to give learners the opportunity to:

Meet the standard determined by the assessment criteria
Achieve the learning outcomes

All units within these qualifications are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

Additionally, £269 (Inc. VAT) is charged for your assessment and certificate. You need to pay this when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid in installments when you are submitting your assessments.

Learning Outcomes

Learn the principles of effective communication and monitor and implement its practices.
Learn the activities that make up operations management.
Learn how to manage knowledge and information in an organisation.
Understand the role of ICT in managing knowledge and information.
Acquire specific technical skills and knowledge on extending occupational skills.

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 Description

Qualification type: BTEC Professional qualification
Qualification title: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration
Level: Level 4
Accreditation status: Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 195
Credits: 42
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 420
Qualification number (QN): 601/3499/9
Availability: UK and International


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration. It will make you marketable to potential employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

Pearson BTEC is a leading, learning company worldwide. Pearson believes that learning is key to improving one’s opportunities in life. Pearson collaborates with leading educational organisations to offer learners content, curricula, assessment and training. BTEC has a route that every learner can take, whether you are self-employed or want to enter a top university. BTEC courses are of the highest quality, providing hands-on experience. You can develop invaluable skills that will make you a highly marketable candidate for your future career.


College Name 1 Training
Course Category Administration, Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 35
Course Duration 195 Guided Learning Hours
Entry Requirements Level 2/3 qualification (or equivalent) / Mature applicant with A level (or equivalent) and work experience. A standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to 4 GCSEs at Grade A*-C. If English is not your first language, you need to produce recognised proof of your English language proficiency. In order to qualify for the program you (Awarding Body Registration) will need to make the payment of £149 (Inc. VAT) 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 will need to provide a copy of an identification document, such as a passport or 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 The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration provides an introduction to the skills, qualities and knowledge that may be required for employment in a particular vocational sector. This course provides learners with realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets. Once learners successfully complete the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration they can go onto study the Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Business or Pearson Edexcel Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration, or gain employment opportunities. The qualification will assist learners to seek progression in senior manager’s roles, and to develop their knowledge of management and leadership.
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