CMI Level 3 Principles of Management and Leadership

This qualification is aimed at practicing or aspiring managers who will supervise and manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. The Level 3 diploma is delivered alongside our Team Leader Apprenticeship programme.

Why choose this qualification?

These qualifications are aimed at practicing or aspiring managers who will supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. Part of their role will be to set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. They will also deal with day to day operational responsibilities and project activities. CMI have conducted extensive research to ensure that the qualifications reflect true tasks and activities of managers in various roles in the workplace.

Structure

The qualifications available are:

CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management and Leadership
CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Management and Leadership
CMI Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

There are minimum requirements to achieve qualification, and are based on the boundaries outlined by Ofqual. For the award, learners must complete a minimum of 1-2 units depending on the TUT hours for that unit (totalling 40 hours or more). For the certificate, learners must complete 3 or more units depending on the TUT hours for those units (totalling 121 hours or more). For the diploma, learners must complete 370 TUT hours to achieve this qualification, in practise this could equate to around 8 or more units.

Funding Options

The attainment of the CMI Level 3 Diploma is covered through studying the Team Leader Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard. Depending on eligibility, it may also be possible to obtain an Advanced Learner Loan to help cover the cost of tuition for the standalone qualification; for more information on Advanced Learner Loans, please get in touch.

Example Units

There are 21 units in total within the entire specification, however example units that we currently deliver are:

Principles of management and leadership
Managing a team to achieve results
Building stakeholder relationships using effective communication
Contributing to the delivery of a project
Managing daily activities to achieve results
Managing budgets and resources

Progression

Upon successful completion of your qualification, learners are able to progress to further learning, or may wish to further their ongoing personal and professional development. Examples job roles for people who study this CMI qualification could be:

Team Leader
Supervisor
Project Officer
Shift Management
Foreperson