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  • Leadership & Management

About the course

The Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management, designed for middle managers, is designed to develop personal management capabilities and grow professional management skills including decision-making, managing team dynamics and delegation capability. Learners will complete a number of units and each unit will require a piece of work to be submitted and all deadlines will be provided during the induction.

In addition to monthly classes all learners will be expected to complete independent study outside of the classroom. This varies from week to week but could include set readings, research or gathering information from within the workplace.

Entry requirements

Minimum level 2 or equivalent in maths and English. Learners must be working in a suitable role, ideally as a middle manager.

All applicants will need to attend an interview either face to face or via the telephone prior to the course starting

How much does it cost?


Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practicing middle managers.  Develop your skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

Awarding Body


Why study?

The UK currently lags behind its G7 competitors’ average productivity levels by an average of 18%. Poor management is estimated to cost the UK £84bn in lost productivity per year. Closing the productivity gap means recognising the pivotal role of management and leadership skills in improving productivity and a national focus on replacing ‘accidental managers’ with confident, competent, qualified managers. This course provides learners with the opportunity to develop and enhance their management skills. Through studying and applying theoretical frameworks around the field of management individuals will be apply their learning in a practical approach, allowing them to become more competent and confident as a manager.

Where will this course take me?

On successful completion of a Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management)
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. level 6 management)

Progress into a senior management role

Core modules

The qualification is made up of a mixture of units and can include:

  • Understand the management role to improve performance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Managing Projects
  • Assessing own Leadership

How will I be assessed?

Assessment methods include word constrained written assignment, presentations and professional discussion.

Will I have to provide anything?

Learners need to bring their own mobile device that can port into the college Wi-Fi e.g. tablet, smart phone etc.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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