Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 16 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £724 p/ year
24+ £724 p/ year
International £5,760 p/ year


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The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration gives learners the opportunity to extend their occupational skills and knowledge to senior administrative roles. This includes knowledge related to:

human resource management marketing, stakeholder engagement and management operational planning
customer service management

Aims of the course

The aim of the course

To help learners who wish to progress to higher education To help learners develop advance learning To help learners who are seeking to take on increased responsibilities in life and work

Unit Breakdown

Business Administration Systems Communicating in a Business Managing Self Development Managing Information and Knowledge Human Resource Management Information Systems

Assessment Method

Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutors. These include report writing, group discussion, essay, written question/answer.

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you may be able to apply for Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Business or seek employment in jobs roles such as Manager, Senior Manager and Head of Department

Career Options

What can I earn in business, accounting and law? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a qualification in business, accounting or law, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a top salary in your sights. For example: Financial project managers start on around £29,000 a year and can earn up to £50,000 with 3-5 years' experience Business administrators start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Legal secretaries start on around £24,000 and can earn up to £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

If you're interested in a career in business, accounting or law, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. To find out more go to or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

Age 19+, Either GCSE English grade A*- C or an initial diagnostic assessment that states A-C and a Level 3 qualification achieved at Certificate or Diploma level


Classroom (Day) over 2 days a week

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

What could I earn?

  • Human resources administrative occupations £25,500
  • Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c. £33,300
  • Other administrative occupations n.e.c. £45,300

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