Diploma in Business Level 3 (ATHE)

Entry Requirements

Age: 18+


  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or Grade 4 and above
  • Other related level 2 subjects such as English and Maths Functional Skills
  • Other equivalent international qualifications

English Language Level 

Students without qualifications from majority English-speaking countries

  • IELTs 5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B1
  • Cambridge B1 Preliminary 140 or above
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) 40.8 +
  • Functional Skills English Level 1 
  • Students with none of the above may be required to pass the TEC English language test.

Prior Experiential Learning

Students with no formal qualifications may be considered if they are able to demonstrate prior learning through work experience.  This is assessed through a personal statement and interview.

All entry decisions are taken on an individual basis.

English Proficiency:

English proficiency is crucial for your academic success. Therefore, all applicants should have an appropriate standard of English, enabling them to access relevant learning resources and complete unit assignments with confidence. We offer support and resources to enhance your English language skills if needed, ensuring that language barriers don’t hinder your progress.

Do you have more questions?

Contact us

Trent Education Centre,
2.3 Clarendon Park,


Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.

We will let you know if your application is successful.  If it is, you can enrol into the course and start studying.


Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?