Business and Management

Management and Leadership (CMI) Level 3 Work-based

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

There a various start dates for this course throughout the year. This course will run for up to 18 months.

Entry requirements

  • Participants will be in a management role
  • There are no formal educational requirements, but learners should be currently working within an area that will enable them to benefit from the programme
  • GCSE Maths and English A to C (4 and above) grade (or equivalent) are desirable
  • All candidates will be interviewed before being accepted onto the programme

You will achieve

CMI Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

Course overview

These qualifications are aimed at practising or aspiring managers will supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes.  They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. Day to day operational and project activities are a key part of their role.

The qualifications have been designed for practising or aspiring managers in roles such as:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Project Officer
  • Shift Manager
  • Foreperson

Course content

This is a work-based course. .  There are 8 units to complete:

  • Managing daily activities to achieve results
  • Managing budgets and resources
  • Managing data and information
  • Managing own personal and professional development
  • Principles of management and leadership
  • Managing a team to achieve results
  • Building stakeholder relationships using effective communication
  • Contributing to the delivery of a project

Each unit is delivered as a taught session, except for managing own personal and professional development.  Each unit has a structured assignment that you must complete following the session at college.

The course works on a roll on roll off basis, so you can enrol to the course at any time throughout the year. During the sessions, you will get the opportunity to interact and network with peers from a range of industries, sharing ideas and best practice, creating a learning environment where innovation can thrive.

Following each session, you will complete self-directed learning and further study on each of the module, using online tools that you will gain access to via the CMI learning portal.  This will allow you time to complete each of the assignments before the next session you attend. You will also have 1-1 support from your Trainer via telephone, email and video conferencing, as required.

You can view more course content via the link below;

You will submit one assignment per unit.  This will be submitted to your Trainer through the Eportfolio system, OneFile.

You will need a computer with internet access.

Church Street Campus
Church Street
S70 2AN

You may also wish to further your ongoing personal and professional development by accessing other CMI qualifications, such as the CMI Level 5 Qualifications in Management and Leadership with the goal of becoming a Chartered Manager.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £1295 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

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

Management and Leadership (CMI) Level 3 Work-based

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