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The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration is for learners who work in, or who want to work in Business Administration in roles such as: Office manager, Programme Manager and/or Executive Assistant.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

● develop the specific technical knowledge to underpin learners competence in the job roles stated above. This includes the knowledge related to business administration systems, communicating in a business, managing information and knowledge, project management and managing self-development

● develop wider business-related and technical knowledge to support competence in the roles stated above and to provide learners with a framework for extending their occupational skills to other administrative roles. This includes knowledge related to human resource management, marketing, stakeholder engagement and management, operational planning and customer service management

● have existing skills recognised

● achieve a nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification


The Diploma in Business Administration is a 42-credit qualification. There are 3 mandatory units worth 17 credits and a combination of optional units that could include Principles of Project Management, Human Resource Management, Principles of Internet and E-Business, Managing People and Performance in a Business Environment.

Entry Requirements

Students applying for the Diploma in Business Administration must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths and English, and two full A level (or equivalent level BTEC qualification ) in Business, Finance, Economics or Travel and Tourism.



The college will assist in helping individuals find experience in business and support in applying for apprenticeships and/or university. The Level 4 Diploma offers progression into the workplace. However, you can also progress to a higher level of study, such as a Level 5 qualification to higher education.

We will offer opportunities for participation in our college Business workshops and guest speakers. We will also assist you in finding employment experience during the course and help support your applications for employment on completion of the course.

Course Information


Level 4 Foundation Diploma

Course Work