Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business RQF

Are you considering a career in business? Does the hustle and bustle of a busy business environment get your heart racing? Then take advantage of that excitement and develop the essential skills you need to work successfully in any business setting. Our Level 3 Business Diploma expands your knowledge of business culture, responsibilities, and problem solving. Ideal for people from all backgrounds. Whether you’re working in a business setting, looking to progress into further study or you’re focused on a vocational pathway. You will gain the transferable skills for business all employers want.

A Level 3 Business Diploma prepares you in areas like communication, so you can work better with others, while giving you the chance to manage and improve your performance in a business setting. Along the way, there’s potential to acquire key skills for business like team working, appropriate dress, behaviour and interpersonal skills. Of course, you’ll gain insight into supporting others and how varying roles and departments function within an organisation. Above all, this RQF qualification offers learners a 60 credits. As a result of completing it, you’ll improve your chances of going to university.

Are you already working in customer service or administration? This course can spruce up your skills. Do you want to work in a business environment or are looking to go to university to build on the essential skills for business you need to succeed? This course will prepare you. Perhaps, you’re someone who’s unsure about their future, but you know business is an area you want to explore. This course opens routes to various business and educational pathways:

While studying our Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business, you’ll learn about:

  • Business culture and responsibilities
  • Managing customer expectations and delivering effective service
  • Producing documents types and formats for varying requirements
  • Identify and solving business problems with an effective plan
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Managing and improving your own performance
  • And so much more…
Develop the essential skills you need to work successfully in any business environment or setting.
A formal qualification

This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Awarding body: NCFE CACHE
Our course ref: X340
Qualification code: 601/2640/1
Official Qualification Title: NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business

CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Study Hours

It takes around 360 hours to complete this course which is about an hour per day.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

Our course is delivered via dynamic paper-based materials for a engaging learning experience. There may be online learning opportunities to improve your research and your learning, such as videos, e-books, and online quizzes.


Throughout this course, you will be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a NCFE Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about NCFE here. Tens of thousands of people each year further their education with an NCFE award.

Additional Information
Official Qualification Title
NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business
Level 3
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
UCAS Points
Section 1
Business Culture and Responsibilities

Discover how to support sustainability in a business environment, understanding why businesses work in a sustainable way and how technology can be used to help this. You’ll gain knowledge of diversity in the workplace, including the legal and organisational guidelines that exist to govern diversity in the workplace. Additionally, you’ll explore how to maintain security and confidentiality in the workplace.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

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This helped me to improve the knowledge I already had. Great support and encouragement from my tutor.

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My tutor and career advisor Ellie has been there to guide through every step, from enrolment to submitting my assignments to changing my address for my Certificate. I’ve now got my internationally recognised qualification!

Achieving this RQF qualification has helped to boost my CV

My course material great and it was ideal to study in my own time. Successfully achieving this RQF qualification has helped to boost my CV for job applications.

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