Preparatory Courses For Pearson London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)

Preparatory Courses For Pearson London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)


The Pearson London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) International Qualifications are recognized by universities, governments and professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), giving you the opportunity to study further.

The qualifications are offered at different levels so you can start at the point that is most appropriate to your current knowledge and experience without feeling pressured. As work-related qualifications, they give you the knowledge and skills to actually do the job, which is why they are trusted and valued by employers world-wide. All qualifications bearing the LCCIIQ logo carry employer credibility.

Business Administration is an area of business that has grown rapidly in recent years. In recognition of this trend, LCCI can now offer candidates yet another Career Path option. LCCI’s new Diploma in Business Administrative have been designed to help candidates develop a range of genuine skills that will be relevant to administrative roles in any business function.

The Diploma in Business Administration are intended for candidates planning to start a career, or looking to advance their career, in administration. They are also for those who wish to progress to the Institute of Administrative Management’s (IAM) Certificate in Business Administration.

Course Modules

  1. Business Principles and Practice Level 3
  2. ICT Practical Skills
  3. Business Administration Level 3

Brief Description of Modules

1. Business Principles and Practice
This module requires a candidate to identify the influences on the business organization and what the success factors might be, and to highlight the contribution, which the individual can make to success of the business.

Syllabus topics include:

  1. Influences on Business Activity
  2. The fundamental and Organisation of Business
  3. Business Management
  4. Personal Contribution to Business Effectiveness
  5. Business Values and Culture
  6. Communication in Business

2. ICT Practical Skills

This practical computing is an on demand practical assessment scheme in which candidates much demonstrate competence in a minimum of 2 applications packages:

  1. Presentation Graphics
  2. Word Processing

3. Business Administration

This module qualification is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the way in which a modern office works, and of the various support services it provides. Examination questions at are presented as in-tray exercises simulating real business situations. Syllabus topics include:

  1. Office Organisation, Documentation, Material & Stationery
  2. Storage and Retrieval of information, Office Machinery
  3. Internal and External Communication
  4. Equipment, Materials, Services and Supplies
  5. Work environment and controls procedures, Communication and Personal effectiveness

Entry Requirements
Completed GCE ‘N’ Level with a pass in English or Equivalent

Minimum Age: 16 years

Course Details:

Modules No. of Sessions & Hrs Start Date End Date
 Business Principles and Practice  18 sessions (45 hours)  05 Feb 2018  18 Apr 2018
Marketing* (Mon & Wed) 18 sessions (45 hours) 23 Apr 2018 11 June 2018
Busines Adminstration* 18 sessions (45 hours) 02 July 2018 05 Sept 2018
 Business Principles and Practice* 14 sessions (35 hours) 17 Sept 2018 21 Nov 2018

Course Duration: 6 Months.

50 Sessions x 2.5 Hours Per Session = 125 Hours 

Classes conducted on every Monday & Wednesday from 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm, unless otherwise stated

Mode of Delivery
Classroom & IT Room

Course Outcome

Awarding Body: Pearson
Graduation Requirements

Candidates must fulfill at least 75% course attendance requirements to sit for examinations. To obtain the certificate, students need to obtain at least a Pass grade in their examinations.

Grading System

Results Grading
50% – 59% Pass
60% – 74% Pass with Credit
75% and above Pass with Distinction


Mode of Examination

Business Principles and Practice Level 3

Written Exam

The time allowance for the examination is 2 hours 30 minutes
Candidates will be required to answer 4 questions from a choice of 6
All questions carry equal marks Candidates are advised to spend the first 15 minutes of the examination reading the questions and making notes
Marks are not deducted for spelling or grammatical errors Questions will be presented in the format of a business situation, problem or issue with a number of tasks to be completed Candidates will not be expected to have specialist knowledge of the syllabus topic areas. Interpretation of financial data will not be required. Candidates may choose to produce their answers on a word processor or computer. Please refer to regulations for word processed or computer produced scripts in the ‘Guide to LCCI International Qualifications’.

ICT – Practical Skills Level 3

Online Test
As the online test consists of a mixture of practical tasks and knowledge-based objective questions, how candidates respond to each item will depend on its nature. Full instructions will be given in the test to indicate how to respond to the different test items. Additionally, sample test items are provided to give candidates exposure to the nature of the test items. Sample test items can be viewed by clicking on the link on the qualification page of the LCCI IQ website ( )

Each assignment comprises of four tasks based on a common theme. Each task will cover a number of syllabus functions. These may vary from assignment to assignment, but the table below gives an indication of how the syllabi outcomes may be covered across tasks. A number of EDI produced electronic files will be supplied as a part of the assignments for candidates to amend; these files will be clearly indicated on the assignments. The type of file to be provided for each application is also listed in the table below.

3. Business Administration Level 3
The format of the examination is as follows:

  1. The time allowance for the examination is 2 hours 30 minutes
  2. Candidates will be required to complete 4 tasks from a choice of 5. There will be a task from each of the 5 syllabus areas
  3. All tasks carry equal marks
  4. Candidates will be provided with a scenario giving them their job title and employer details
  5. The tasks will be presented as 5 separate ‘in-tray’ exercises. Each task will simulate a task which could ordinarily be given in a real business situation. Tasks may be presented in various forms and there will be clarification of the requirements set out beneath each task
  6. Mark allocation for individual sections of the task will be shown on the examination paper.

Course Fees
Registration Fee: $50
Course Fee: $1,320 ($220 per month x 6 months)
Material Fee: $240 ($80 x 3 modules)
Examination Fee: $600 ($200 x 3 modules)
Total Course Fees: $2,210*

6 Months Instalments: $370 upon enrolment amd $368 per month for 5 months.

. First payment to be made upon registration.

*eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Visit the following website and search “BCS” under “Training Provider” to submit your SkillsFuture Credit Claims.


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