Management and Leadership - Level 5 CMI Certificate (Level 5 Units 501 and 502)
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 5 Bradninch House, Exeter See below See below See below See below £895 None.

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

Course dates:

  • Wed 11-Sep-19 to 18-Dec-19 17:30-20:30 
  • Thurs 12-Sep-19 to 19-Dec-19 09:30-14:30 
  • Tues 14-Apr-20 to 07-Jul-20 09:30-14:30

This course gives you a broader knowledge of middle management skills while focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace. This qualification supports middle managers in understanding the key management principles, the way organisations operate, the nature of teams in the workplace, and how these can be managed to achieve results.


What topics will I study?

Certificate = 3 units

  • Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • + any 2 units from the diploma


What are the entry requirements?

Five GCSEs at Grade C (or Grade 4) and above although other relevant or prior work experience may also be considered as an alternative. Learners will need to have access to a PC with internet connection to access online resources and complete assignments.

What facilities are there?

All learners attending the course will have access to an online classroom which contains resources to support unit delivery as well as gaining CMI membership allowing them to use the CMI ManagementDirect library of resources.

What can the course lead on to?

Upon successful completion of their qualification, learners are able to progress to further learning within the suite of Level 5 Qualifications in Management and Leadership - i.e. completing an Award and topping-up to Certificate or Diploma.

Learners may also wish to further their ongoing personal and professional development by accessing other CMI qualifications, such as the CMI Level 6 Qualifications in Management and Leadership with the goal of becoming a Chartered Manager.

Are there any additional costs?


What do our students think?

  • Over 85% of managers agreed their management and leadership qualification improved their performance and by transferring their new skills to the work place, almost all have seen a vast improvement in their teams' performance too.
  • More than 80% of managers say that taking a management qualification has resulted in increased professional recognition, with most stating that employers prefer qualified managers when recruiting. This was confirmed by a further 53% advising that their qualification had helped them in gaining a promotion.

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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