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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Learners who achieve the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership can progress to a range of other Leadership and Management and/or professional qualifications at level 7 and above, for example the Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
Learners could also use achievement of this qualification to enhance further employment opportunities or progression opportunities within their current or aspiring job role, and/or towards membership to a professional body or institute.

What are the entry requirements?

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners
register for this qualification, however, the learner is likely to be employed in a technician, associate professional or operational management role. This is a suitable progression route from an level 3 or 4 management qualification
and where the learner already has core occupational competence and knowledge within the sector and is aspiring to make the transition from first line manager or operational manager to middle management level.

What does this programme involve?

To complete this qualification you will need to achieve 53 credits of which 22 of them are from Mandatory units which are: Contribute to the development of a strategic plan Design business processes Manage strategic change Provide leadership and management

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

The Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership is designed for learners to develop core middle management skills and competencies. It also introduces learners to strategic management concepts, preparing those who aspire towards senior management roles. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:
? develop and demonstrate occupational competence to undertake and progress into middle management roles in a range of business settings, for example: senior manager, area manager, head of department, stakeholder manager, business development manager
? develop and demonstrate current technical skills and sector related knowledge to underpin competence in the job roles stated above, this includes topics on: providing leadership and management, contributing towards strategic plans, designing business processes and managing strategic change
? recognise existing management and leadership skills
? achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification
? develop own personal growth and engagement in learning.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
MNDG5 Workplace To suit candidate and employer Flexible – Flexible Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

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