First Diploma (Certificate 3) in Business


The Certificate 3 in Business at Emirates Aviation University is a one-semester foundation programme designed for students who have not met the minimum entry requirements for (Certificate 4) programmes.

The First Diploma consists of the following six business modules:

  • Business Purposes
  • Business Organisations
  • Financial Forecasting for Business
  • People in Organisations
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • Working in Business Teams


For each module, there will be a range of assignments that include individual and group activities through the submission of reports, presentations, role play, debates etc.

Programme Features

Learning is based on practical application of business theory to business situations using UAE, UK and global organisations.

Why enrol on this programme?

Learners will be introduced to the basic principles of business using case studies and project work based on real world business scenarios. Emirates Aviation University (EAU) incorporates industry visits and field trips to provide a vocational context with an overall emphasis on practical knowledge and personalized learning.


The First Diploma (Certificate 3) in Business is recognised by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE.


One semester.

Mode of delivery

This programme is offered on full-time semester basis.

Course outline

You will study six modules over one semester, in preparation for continued study on the National/Extended Diploma programmes.

Business Purposes
Business Organisations
Financial Forecasting for Business
People in Organisations
Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication in Business Contexts
Working in Business Teams


The Certificate 3 programme is conferred by EAU and Pearson BTEC, UK. The EAU Award is under the National Qualifications Authority’s recognition process.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have the following:

  • Completion of High School Grade 10/11
  • English proficiency– minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 5.0 or equivalent

For any further information regarding specific qualifications, please contact the Admissions Office on +9714 6050122/174.


Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees
N/A AED 2,500 Per semester AED 24,900


How to Apply

For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide.

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