Level 3 Diploma

The purpose of FELA’s Diplomas is to discover and extend students’ knowledge and understanding of businesses and the business environment, enabling them to adopt a more analytical approach of the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses.

 The Level 3 qualifications aim to introduce students into the world of practical business management. It provides the students with the foundation needed to have a good understanding of deeper concepts and to be able to apply that knowledge in real life situations. 

The formal entry requirements to study S2W Level 3 Diplomas is a minimum of Ordinary levels or its equivalence. Students should also have a reasonable expectation of success on the programme by assessing their previous qualifications and/or related work experience.


The School-to-work Level 3 Diploma has 6 mandatory units. Students must complete all units within 3 months, in order to be awarded the qualification. Students must also write a detailed report about their work experience following a structure provided by FELA.

 The Total Qualification Time (TQT) for each of the S2W Level 3 Diplomas is 240 hours, divided into 40 hours per course. Each of the S2W Level 3 Diplomas is worth 24 credits.

FELA S2W Level 3 Diplomas have four sessions.

  • September Session: From September to November.
  • December Session: From December to February
  • March Session: From March to May
  • June Session: From June to August

All registered students are placed on paid work experience in Cameroon. This is to start the process of honing their skills, ensure that by the time they complete their level 3 Diploma, they already have 3 months of working experience. This placement arrangement also helps to develop in them the right attitude to stand out in the job market.

Students must complete all the units including the final examination to be awarded the qualification. Upon successful completion of the module 3 Diploma, students are immediately eligible to enrol in the Level 4 Diploma.