The qualifications covered are:
- CMI Level 4 Award in Management and Leadership (QCF)
- CMI Level 4 Certificate in Management and Leadership (QCF)
- CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership (QCF)
The Level 4 qualifications in Management and Leadership, designed for junior managers, helps to grow professional management skills including decision-making, managing team dynamics and delegation capability.
These qualifications are designed to develop personal management capabilities, make effective use of information in decision-making, operations and the development of the skills in managing people.
Each qualification is summarised below with the corresponding UK and International fee, inclusive of VAT, tuition, course materials and registration with the awarding body. Further supplementary programme information is provided towards the end of the page, and in the FAQ.
Course fees can be paid in full directly via the secure payment option next to the qualification to be studied. For alternative payment methods, including monthly payment plans, see our FAQ.
Our Level 4 Award in Management and Leadership allows you to develop your knowledge of the roles and responsibilities required in management and leadership by focusing on specific skills areas.
A more extensive qualification, our Level 4 Certificate in Management and Leadership gives you a broader knowledge of the skills needed to be an effective manager, while focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace.
With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership gives you all the key skills and competencies you will need to become the manager you want to be.
- Managing stakeholder expectations
- Managing team dynamics
- Management report writing
- Introducing organisational culture, values and behaviour
- Being a leader
The length of time varies depending upon the time you can commit to studying. A basic guide:
Award: 6 – 8 weeks
Certificate: 18 – 24 weeks
Diploma: 12 – 18 months
Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by ET&C. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.
Qualifications at QCF Level 4 portray practical skills and competences that are rated in academic terms as being comparable to Higher National Certificates (HNC).
These qualifications can be offered to individuals from age 19. There are no specific entry requirements for these qualifications, but ET&C must ensure that individuals admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.
On successful completion of a Level 4 qualification in Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:
- Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
- Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 4 Award to Level 4 Certificate etc.)
- Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 4 Certificate to Level 5 or 6 Certificate)
Please also see our portfolio of qualifications.
CMI Course Testimonial
“I wasn’t used to managing other people as I hadn’t been in that position before. I wanted to be a good manager and was aware that my competence as a manager and my management style would have big impact on my team and other colleagues.”
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