Diplomas in Business and Business Administration

We support aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs by providing an advanced grounding in business right at the start of their careers.

Hundreds of people like you learn from our MBA qualified tutor how to start or run a business and to better understand the key ingredients of success.

Many of our learners have used our Diplomas in Business as a gateway to University. Others have gained a significant promotion in their current business-related role. The course is also a foundation to setting up and managing your own business.

We have two routes for BTEC diplomas.  BTEC qualifications are awarded by Pearson, the UK’s largest awarding body. It offers academic and vocational qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked.

Diploma in Business | 60 Credit Course

Our Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration blends classroom and work-based learning to promote your career, professional and personal growth.

Core Units

  • Communicate in a Business Environment
  • Manage Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Communication & Information
  • Principles of Administration
  • Principles of Business

Optional Units – choose from:

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Manage individuals’ performance
  • Manage individual development in the workplace
  • Deliver customer service
  • Resolve complaints
  • Leadership & Management
  • Deliver presentations
  • Manage an office
  • Produce business documents
  • Store and retrieve information
  • Produce minutes
  • Handle mail
  • Admin support for meetings
  • Administer HR records
  • Rights & Responsibilities

Diploma in Business Administration | 90 Credit Course

This course consists of four mandatory units plus optional units on a retail pathway that provides the background knowledge needed to succeed in retail. Topics include visual merchandising, fashion retailing, food retailing and international business.

Core Units

  • The Business Environment
    Gain knowledge of international businesses and understand how organisations plan are structure to enable owners, managers and stakeholders to acheives business objectives.
  • Business Resource
    Learn the different types of resources in a business, Human, Physical, technological and financial.
  • Introduction to Marketing
    Learn the difference between identifying and meeting human and social needs. Marketing is equally important to non-commercial, public and voluntary sectors as it is to profit-making businesses.
  • Business Communication
    Gain the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders. You will learn how to negotiate with people to achieve planned objectives in a business environment.

Retail Pathway topics

  • Understand Retailing
  • Visual Merchandising Retail
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Food Retailing
  • International BusinessEquality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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What’s in it for me?

When you enrol on a Diploma from The JGA Group you gain access to a range of advantages to help you achieve your goals:

• 24/7 ability to track progress and undertake assignments
• equivalent to an A level, accepted by universities & colleges
• support and career coaching to help you succeed
• possible help with childcare costs while you attend lessons.
• Local classes Whitechapel (E1) & Hillingdon (UB10)  – Get directions

How we support your learning

We offer one to one support, digital resources and high-quality career coaching in a family atmosphere to make sure you progress in your education, work and life.

Our 6 month accelerated Business Administration programme offers face to face workshops (three hours per week: day, evening or weekend) and flexible learning. Taught by postgraduate qualified staff with real experience in a business environment.