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Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership Course

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Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

Management and Leadership Course

Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership Course

Leadership Course

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Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

Full Payment (incl the NCFE Fee £200) £ 1,690
RQF (Government Regulated Programme)
Part Time Course
You can learn whilst you are working

Subscription Fee: Monthly Direct Debit (incl the CMI Fee £200) – First payment is £499 and £129 x 10 months (from 2nd month)Leadership Course


This qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and above. It has been designed for team leaders and junior managers across a wide range of roles within both the public and private sectors. The qualification allows learners to apply their knowledge to the national standard required by employers and can form the knowledge-based element of the Higher-Level Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management.

The course is designed to help you become a highly skilled professional. The course content provides you with a thorough knowledge, and the essential skills and talents to work successfully in a highly skilled management role.

This well-established qualification is set to level 5 and gives learners skills to study independently and develop excellent organisational skills preparing them for a career in middle management.

This management and leadership course is the right choice if you wish to work as a highly skilled individual in a vibrant business environment.

This qualification helps learners to develop knowledge and skills that employers look for when filling a managerial role.

Key Benefits

The course will open up many progression opportunities, learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

      • Higher Apprenticeship in Management and Leadership Course
      • CMI Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership Course
      • Pearson Edexcel Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Course
      • Learners can also progress into or within employment upon successful completion of this qualification.

Course Content

To be awarded the NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership, learners are required to successfully achieve 40 credits, 10 from the mandatory unit and 30 from optional units. 35 out of 40 have to have at least unit level 5:


Unit 01Principles of management and leadership105


Unit 02Management of change55
Unit 03Management activities105
Unit 04Developing successful business teams55
Unit 05Personal development55
Unit 06Recruitment and selection55
Unit 07Financial awareness for managers55
Unit 08Marketing principles for managers55
Unit 09Management decision making105
Unit 10Leadership in your organisation55
Unit 11Managing staff performance55
Unit 12Customer relationship management55
Unit 13Managing projects105
Unit 14Managing budgets55
Unit 15Quality management in an organisation56
Unit 16Principles of strategic management56
Unit 17Managing innovation in an organisation56
Unit 18Managing communications at work54

Entry Requirements

  • This qualification is designed for adult learners from the age of 18 and above
  • A level 4 qualification or previous relevant managerial experience can be beneficial but are not essential

Period of Study

  • Level 5 can be achieved in a year, but depending on the learner’s motivation can be achieved quicker.
  • Study time: 240 hours
  • Course format: Online live lectures
  • Assignments: 40 credits, 10 from the mandatory unit and 30 from the optional units. 35 out of 40 credits have to have at least unit level 5

Course Delivery

  • Course materials will be delivered through study portal
  • Live online & recording lectures will be held, and you can ask questions during your lectures
  • You can interact with your fellow course students
  • You will study from the convenience of your home but feel as if you are in a classroom
  • The Lecturer’s computer screen will be shared by utilising video conferencing software


To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. Grades are not awarded. A unit certificate can be requested for learners who don’t achieve their full qualification but who have achieved at least one whole unit.

The Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership is internally assessed and externally moderated. Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria. On completion of each unit, learners must declare that the work produced is their own. The Assessor must countersign this.

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio can include (in no particular order):

  • Learner’s proof of work
  • Assessor observation – completed observational checklists and related action plans
  • Witness testimony
  • Worksheets
  • Assignments/projects/reports
  • Record of professional discussion
  • Record of oral and written questioning
  • Learner and peer reports


The total course fee is £1,490

Additional Information:
If you need to discuss anything, please contact the college. The start date of your course is dependent on the enrolment date of your course. The enrolment date is effective from the date of your full payment.

Course Administrator

Krista McLay
Tel: +44 (0) 1420 481681