Entry Requirements

ABMA qualifications have been devised to be flexible and adaptable allowing you to access the training that is relevant to you no matter what your current level of learning or experience. Simply look below to find out the Entry Requirements for each ABMA qualification level.

Should your current training not satisfy the entry requirements for the ABMA Level 4 Diploma, an ABMA Certificate level qualification will give you direct entry onto an ABMA Level 4 Diploma qualification.

  • Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* – D.

    Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

  • A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

    • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
    • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

    Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

  • A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

    • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
    • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
    • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

    Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma and the ABMA Level 5 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

    The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.

  • “I feel proud of the skills I have gained from the my ABMA studies and I am hoping to progress to a higher position in my career as well as develop in my current role.”

    Mohaladi Sarefo

  • “ABMA has really helped me, in such a way that after completing my ABMA Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Management Studies I am able to compete internationally when seeking employment. I also have the possibility of going straight into a Masters Degree with my ABMA qualification!”

    Patricia Sendeza

  • “I feel ABMA courses are wonderful as they have made me who I am today. I am a good communicator and a computer specialist. ABMA has added massively to my well being in life and I am able to work well in the business world.”

    Boston Leji

  • “My ABMA qualification, being an international one, is highly recognised. If I went job seeking, without hesitation I would be given a chance to sit an interview!”

    Margaret Onduri