Business and Management

Leadership and Management Award Level 5 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will run at various dates times throughout the year. The course will run for six weeks.

Entry requirements

  • Participants will normally be either practising or aspiring middle managers who have the support from their direct line manager
  • Whilst there are no formal educational requirements a good standard of literacy and numeracy is essential (GCSE Maths and English A to C Grade are desirable)
  • The ideal candidate will have middle management experience and a Level 3 or Level 4 Management qualification

You will achieve

Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management.

Course overview

We offer courses awarded by either CMI (Chartered Management Institute) or ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management)

A short introductory programme designed for practicing middle managers, helping them to start developing their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

This qualification is ideal for managers seeking to develop their leadership skills and awareness to get better results from their teams and prepare themselves to take on more responsibility.

Benefits for individuals:

  • Use core management techniques to drive better results
  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
  • Benchmark your managerial skills
  • Raise your profile in your organisation

Benefits for employers:

  • Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management to foster business improvement
  • Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals
  • Customise this qualification to your development needs

Course content

You will be required to attend classes for six hours per week and attend individual tutorial sessions to support your learning.

You will participate in lectures, group discussion, assessment, and team exercises.

This qualification has a credit value of eight and consists of the following units:

  • Becoming an effective leader
  • Managing stress and conflict in the workplace


Units are assessed via several methods, work based assignments, presentations, reflective reviews, written reports and knowledge reviews.

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, A4 ring binder file, extra wide dividers and clear plastic wallets.

Church Street Campus
Church Street
S70 2AN

On completion of this programme, you could progress to:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £750 full fee payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Leadership and Management Award Level 5 Part-time

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