People and Organisations – (Level 3 / A level) course

Do you want to gain essential leadership knowledge and skills needed to engage, motivate and manage a team? The level 3 foundation diploma in People and Organisations has been designed to provide learners with a flexible, relevant course to gain knowledge and understanding about the structure, values and behaviours of organisations and the management of people.

Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills required to succeed in employment or further studies.

Learners will:

  • Develop a body of knowledge about people, organisations and employment in a range of sectors
  • Develop a range of knowledge, facts, theories, ideas, skills, materials, terminology, practices and techniques about, and associated with people and organisations and employment
  • Develop self-confidence and skills required for the working environment and organisations and employment
  • Improve communication skills and personal effectiveness that will provide a basis for growth in employment and or in further study

The fee for enrolling onto the Level 3 course is £1600.

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  • Credit or debit card
  • Bank transfer
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback

On completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to apply for admission onto a full BA degree programme from a range of UK universities.

Our online business management, hotel and hospitality, and computing courses will help you obtain a diploma, which is recognised by employers and awarded by OFQUAL, the UK government higher education regulating body.

These diplomas can then be used as progression onto completion of a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree course, at an accredited UK or overseas university.

  • Choose a course.
  • Study the course modules.
  • Complete online multiple-choice tests and written assignments
  • Receive your certificate and university credits.
  • Top up your qualifications and earn a BA degree or MBA.

Your degree or MBA will be awarded to you by the university you complete your final year with.
Our awarding body partners have direct links with UK universities, who accept the OFQUAL credits awarded from studying our courses.


Assessment at FastTrack is a straightforward process:

  • After you have completed an online module, you will have an online assessment to complete. This assessment contains 30 multiple-choice questions. You will have one hour to complete these questions, which are answered in sets of five, so you will have plenty of time to review and edit your answers. After an hour, the test will automatically time out.
  • After you have completed the test, your results will be displayed immediately. If you have passed, you will receive a certificate of completion. If you don’t pass, you will receive a notification of a “refer’’ where you will be told how to retake a module assessment. You can complete these modules at your own pace, as there is no deadline to complete the course. 
  • When the online modules have been successfully completed, you will then be able to take the final written assignments provided by FastTrack that test your knowledge and understanding of the modules. After successful completion of these assignments, you will receive your diploma from the OFQUAL awarding organization.
  • You will then be eligible to apply for progression onto a top up course through a recognised UK university on campus or by distance learning.

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The level 3 course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.

This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education and wish to progress onto a degree at university, or the undergraduate level 4/5 human resource management course with FastTrack UK Education.

Organisation structures and their culture and values
  • Understand organisational structures
  • Understand the organisational environment
  • Understand the ethics of an organisation
  • Understand how organisational culture and values are developed
  • Organisation Structures and their Culture and Values
Principles of organisational planning
  • Understand organisational resource requirements
  • Understand the need for organisational planning
  • Understand the planning cycle for organisations
  • Understand the importance of risk management to organisations
  • Understand the processes to measure organisational performance
Managing human resources
  • Understand the factors involved in human resource planning in organisations
  • Understand the recruitment and selection process
  • Understand how organisations motivate employees
  • Understand the importance of managing employee performance
Personal and professional development
  • Understand what personal and professional development is
  • Know how to identify strengths and needs in relation to own planned job role
  • Understand how to plan and produce own professional development plan
  • Understand opportunities for professional development
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of working in a team to complete a task
  • Understand the need for a team to work to an agreed code of conduct
  • Know how to recognise the different strengths, skills and experiences different people bring to a team
  • Understand how to allocate roles and responsibilities within the team in relation to a given task
  • Understand how to reflect on the performance of a team
Leadership and management skills
  • Understand the difference between leadership and management
  • Understand leadership and management styles and theories
  • Understand the role, functions and responsibilities of management
  • Understand the principles of effective decision making

The level 3 foundation diploma in people and organisations has 6 written assignments. The assignments are approximately 2,000-3,000 words each.

The assignment unit titles that students need to complete for the level 3 course are:
  • Organisation structures and their culture and values
  • Principles of organisational planning
  • Managing human resources
  • Personal and professional development
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership and management skills

We invite you to take the first step by filling out our inquiry form today!