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Ensure the business operates efficiently and seamlessly by attaining a broad spectrum of skills for effective administration with the guidance of this tremendous NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration course. 

Ofqual regulates the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration, it allows you to get formal education online. This course will enlighten you about business markets, financial management, and marketing concepts and equip you with comprehensive skills in innovation and growth, negotiation, creation, and delivery of presentations, customised business papers, and information systems. You will be able to manage office facilities, health and safety in the workplace, and lead and manage meetings. You will also learn about corporate communication models, systems, and procedures and how to manage an administrative staff and organise events. 

This NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration will prepare you to be a business administration specialist. You will master management skills that include planning, organising, staffing, leading, and regulating. 

Enrol immediately to show off your exceptional administrative skills and advance in the corporate sphere!

Learning Outcomes:

  • Acknowledge the business markets, financial management and the principles of marketing.
  • Grasp the communication tools in business, such as negotiation, development and delivery of presentations, bespoke business documents and information systems.
  • Get extensive abilities in innovation and growth.
  • Gain an in-depth perception of business communication models, systems and processes. 
  • Heighten skills regarding managing office facilities, health and safety in a business environment. 
  • Concede leading and managing meetings.
  • Gather knowledge to supervise an administration team and organise events.

Guided Learning Hours:

Guided Learning Hours estimate how much time a mentor, classroom facilitator, or other professional educator spends on average consulting with a student, either face to face or in real-time, to help the student achieve the course’s learning outcomes at a satisfactory level. 

GLH for this qualification is 210 hours.

Total Qualification Time:

Total Qualification Time comprises of the Guided Learning Hours for the qualification and an estimate of the number of hours a learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation, study or any other form of participation in education or training, including assessment, which takes place as directed by – but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of – a lecturer, supervisor, Tutor or other appropriate providers of education or training.

TQT for this qualification is 230 Hours.

Method of Assessment

Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence generated from appropriate assessment tasks, which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit. Upon completing each unit, learners must declare that the work produced is their own, and the Assessor will countersign this. 

The learner will complete internally assessed work in accordance with the qualification specification.

Who is this course for?

  • Students who wish to learn the essential skills needed in a business industry
  • Individuals who want to prepare themselves for a better career opportunity
  • Individuals who wish to obtain an education at a higher level


This qualification is designed for students who wish to know better the abilities needed to operate effectively in a business setting, corporate culture, and responsibilities. This qualification has no specified prerequisites. However, 

  • This qualification is intended for learners aged 16 and above. 
  • Learners who have previously completed a Level 2 certification may find it helpful.

Career Path

This credential will enhance your chances in the business sector and assist you in obtaining further higher education qualifications.


To learn about what each qualification means, please check out this file.

To learn about the differences between Award, Diploma and Certificate, please read this file.

After enrolling, you will receive your log in details for our learning platform. Here you will find the resources, guidance, assignments and tips you need to succeed with your studies. You will get dedicated support from a student mentor who will provide you with the tips and guidance throughout the course. The mentor will guide you in understanding the guidance, learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course and will also suggest additional study materials so that you can study the topics thoroughly. You will have a clear understanding of the requirements of each unit for getting qualified. You can contact with the mentor through email any time. After submitting all the assignments, you will get detailed feedback from our qualified assessor, if needed. It will help you prepare in the best possible way and find out any flaws that can prevent you getting qualified.

Yes, all the costs are included in the price. However, you may have to pay some extra for certain condition and qualification.

Yes. As well as being accredited by an industry leading Institute, your course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK. This means you can study any of our courses safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of your educational achievement which will be recognised globally.

To learn about the difference between CPD course and Regulated Qualification, please read this file.

UCAS points (also known as UCAS Tariff points) are a way of measuring the relative value of all post-16 qualifications in the UK.

Course Curriculum

Application Form
Application Form 00:00:00
Unit 01 Principles of Business (L/507/4329)
Support Materials
1. Different Business Markets and the Nature of Interactions Between Businesses 00:00:00
2. Shaping an Organisation’s Goal 00:00:00
3. Legal Obligations of a Business 00:00:00
4. Business Innovation Models and Sources of Support and Guidance 00:00:00
5. New Product or Service Development Process and Benefits, Risks and Implications of Innovation 00:00:00
6. Financial Management 00:00:00
7. Business Budgeting 00:00:00
8. Principles of Marketing and Sales Process 00:00:00
9. Market Research and Brand Value 00:00:00
10. Relationship Between Sales and Marketing 00:00:00
Unit 02 Principles of Business Communication and Information (T/507/5779)
Support Materials
1. Negotiation in a Business Environment 00:00:00
2. Different Types of Presentation and Their Requirements 00:00:00
3. Use of Different Presentation Media 00:00:00
4. Delivering a Presentation 00:00:00
5. How to Collect and Use Feedback on a Presentation 00:00:00
6. Creating Bespoke Business Documents 00:00:00
7. Information Systems in a Business Environment 00:00:00
8. Communication Needs of Internal and External Stakeholders 00:00:00
9. Different Communication Models That Support Administration 00:00:00
10. The Effectiveness of Different Communication Systems 00:00:00
11. Factors That Affect the Choice of Communication Media 00:00:00
12. Importance of Good Grammar, Sentence Structure, Punctuation, Spelling and Conventions in Business Communications 00:00:00
13. Significant Factors in Planning and Structuring Different Communication Media 00:00:00
14. Ways of Overcoming Barriers to Communication 00:00:00
15. Use of Communication Theories and Body Language 00:00:00
16. Proof-Reading Techniques for Business Communications 00:00:00
Unit 03 Principles of Administration (M/507/5781)
Support Materials
1. Legal Requirements Relating to the Management of Office Facilities 00:00:00
2. Typical Services Provided by Office Facility 00:00:00
3. How to Establish Office Management Procedure 00:00:00
4. How to Manage Office Resources 00:00:00
5. Monitoring and Managing Work Flows 00:00:00
6. Typical Support and Welfare Facilities for Office Workers 00:00:00
7. Legal Obligations of the Employer for Health and Safety in the Workplace 00:00:00
8. An Individual’s Responsibilities for Health and Safety in the Workplace 00:00:00
9. Workplace Emergency 00:00:00
10. Purpose of Meeting Minutes 00:00:00
11. Legal Requirement of Minutes 00:00:00
12. What Should and Should not be Included in Meeting Minutes 00:00:00
13. Taking and Structuring Notes 00:00:00
14. Features and Purpose of Formal and Informal Meeting 00:00:00
15. Key Aspects of the Chairman’s Role and Responsibilities 00:00:00
16. Different Roles in a Business Meeting 00:00:00
17. Meeting Facilitation 00:00:00
18. Information Requirements of a Meeting Before, During and After a Meeting 00:00:00
19. Use of Targets and Budgets to Manage Workloads 00:00:00
20. Task Allocation 00:00:00
21. Quality Management Techniques 00:00:00
22. Techniques for Identifying the Need for Improvements in Team Outputs and Standards 00:00:00
23. Purpose and Features of Different Types of Business Events 00:00:00
24. How to Plan an Event 00:00:00
25. Information Resources for an Event 00:00:00
Unit 04 Understand the Development and Implementation of an Information System (L/507/4332)
Support Materials
1. Types of Information to be Managed by a System 00:00:00
2. Design and Implementation of an Information System 00:00:00
3. How the Intended Use of Reports Affects the Choice of Format and Language 00:00:00
4. Techniques to Validate the Reliability of Information 00:00:00
5. The Potential Consequences of Breaches of Confidentiality 00:00:00
Unit 06 Understand How to Develop and Deliver a Presentation (T/507/4339)
Support Materials
1. Best Practice in Developing Presentations 00:00:00
2. The Factors to Be Taken Into Account in Developing a Presentation 00:00:00
3. The Advantages and Limitations of Different Communication Media 00:00:00
4. How the Type and Size of the Audience Affects the Delivery of a Presentation 00:00:00
5. The Factors to Be Taken Into Account in Developing Contingency Plans When Delivering Presentations 00:00:00
6. Voice Projection and Timing Techniques 00:00:00
7. The Factors to Be Taken Into Account in Responding to Questions From an Audience 00:00:00
8. Different Methods for Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Presentation 00:00:00
Unit 08 Understand How to Use Business Data and Bespoke Business Documents
Support Materials
1. The Uses and Limitations of Primary and Secondary Data 00:00:00
2. Issues Relating to the Validity and Reliability of Data and Its Analysis 00:00:00
3. The Risks Attached to Making Judgments Based on Limited or 00:00:00
4. How to Create Bespoke Business Documents 00:00:00
Unit 09 Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Support Materials
1. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 00:00:00
2. The Impact of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Across Aspects of Organisational Policy 00:00:00
3. The Potential Consequences of Breaches of Equality Legislation 00:00:00
4. Nominated Responsibilities within an Organisation for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 00:00:00
5. Different Forms of Discrimination and Harassment 00:00:00
6. Characteristics and Importance of Behaviour That Supports Workplace Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 00:00:00
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