Business Management Level 3


This course is a great way to boost your career in a business. Whether you aspire to getting in on ‘the ground floor’, being promoted to management or setting off on your own as a consultant, this course will teach you the business and people skills you need to succeed.

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About This Course

Think you have what it takes to manage a business? Take on our business management level 3 course and start applying direct to businesses looking for people like you. Whether you’re already employed and wish to gain a new position as a manager, looking for employment or wish to offer consultancy services, this is the course for you.

Benefit from an introduction into managing people, their performance and understand common business practices.

Every business has a requirement for a Business Manager, but many struggle to find them due to the lack of qualified applicants. Being a Business Manager allows coverage across many businesses, from education to retail there is an area that suits.

Receive your course online or via post and start gaining the knowledge you need to become a manager immediately.

Learn how to delegate, develop your staff, strategise, manage expectations, set goals and lead with confidence.

Course Units

  • Unit 1: You as a Manager
  • Unit 2: Strategy, Structure and Systems
  • Unit 3: Managing Team
  • Unit 4: Managing Performance
  • Unit 5: Setting Goals
  • Unit 6: Leadership and Politics


Our business management level 3 course takes an average of 120 learning and assessment hours to complete. Assessments are a series of written assignments with no exams or presentations required to complete the course.

You will have the chance to re-submit your assignments as needed with no additional cost. Each assignment will be marked by your tutor, who will provide advice to improve upon the assignment if required.

Required Knowledge

There is no requirement to have any background knowledge of qualifications to complete/enrol on this course and your tutor will provide support from day one! If you do have any additional learning requirements, please let your tutor know as they will then be able to tailor their feedback and support around your requirements.

Awarding Body

By the end of this course you will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards, one of the largest UK awarding bodies (your certificate will also list all of the modules completed as part of your course as an appendix).

This course has been endorsed by the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme, this means that the course has undergone external quality checks by the awarding body to ensure it meets a high standard.

Completion of this course will not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, however it follows the framework set by Ofqual and may be used as evidence of knowledge and skill in the area.

ABC Awards are recognised nationally and boast an impressive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulation qualifications.


You will receive the business management level 3 manual, assignments and a comprehensive study guide, alongside your very own personal tutor who can provide you with endless support via email.

Our student support team can also handle any other queries you may have whilst completing your course, meaning you never have to struggle or feel isolated in your studies. Instead, our team will always be on hand to help throughout the full 12-month duration of your course (you are able to complete earlier than 12 months).

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This is a fully endorsed qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual regulated awarding body.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 12 month period.

Unlike other providers, there are no credit checks or application forms to complete during enrolment.

Finance is provided directly via Association of Learning. To meet the criteria you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment is not up to scratch you can re-try as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).


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