top of page
Course Introduction

The purpose of the qualification is to develop the underpinning knowledge of learners who are middle managers and up to enable them to lead and manage individuals and teams, develop strategic plans and manage strategic change.  The qualification is suitable for middle managers and up in a wide range of occupations and sectors and gives them the opportunity to demonstrate management skills. 

Who is this course suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for any senior staff across a range of sectors, for example:

  • Executives

  • Heads of department

  • Managers

  • Line manager

  • Leaders

  • Supervisors 

  • Principles

  • Directors

  • Managing directors

  • Foremen/women

  • Proprietors

Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (RQF)

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. 

The qualification is suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above. 

How long does it take?

Total qualification time is 390 hrs. 

Whether it takes 12 weeks or 12 months is entirely up to you!

You set the pace. You choose when to start and how long you would like to complete the course. This qualification is described as taking 194 guided learning hours. Please use this as a guide and think about how many hours a week you are able to commit to studying.

How Will I Be Assessed?

A combination of work-based assessments (observations/ professional discussion/ questioning/ witness testimonies) and written assignments. Assessment will be agreed prior to assessor visits.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading. 

Will I Need To Attend Classes?

No, however your assessor will arrange some learning sessions either online or in person to suit your requirements and time constraints. All practical assessments are carried out in the workplace.

Who Is The Awarding Body?

Training Qualifications UK

What Are My Progression Routes?
  • Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership 

  • Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) 

  • Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership  

  • Level 6 Diploma in Strategic HR Management 

  • Level 6 Diploma in Marketing Management  

How much does it cost?

£700 (Flexible payment plans available)

Download qualification specification
bottom of page