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Management & Leadership NVQ Level 5 Diploma


This qualification is ideal for senior managers with strategic responsibility for managing budgets, allocating work to team members and/or colleagues as part of project management, achieving specific results and autonomous decision making. It aims to give you an opportunity to develop your management performance, become more effective and to progress in your career.

You take four mandatory units covering the provision of leadership and management, contributing to the development of a strategic plan, managing strategic change and designing business processes. You then choose from a diverse range of optional units to complete the qualification, tailoring your learning to meet your individual and organisational needs.

This qualification is a ‘cross-sector’ qualification, which means that it can be taken by team leaders and managers across a wide variety of work areas in both the public and private sectors.

Entry requirements

You need to be able to demonstrate competence through your job role in the workplace.

Course content

You will study a range of topics including:

  • Providing leadership and management
  • Contributing to the development of a strategic plan
  • Designing business processes
  • Managing strategic change 

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through observation, witness testimony, case studies, reflective accounts, work product evidence and professional discussion.

Further study and career options

You can progress onto higher level management qualifications.

Course Information & How to Apply

Unfortunately this course has been cancelled. Please ring 01234 291000 or email for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 12 months Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning W391


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