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Course Code: NVN

Level: 3
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: OCR
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Various
When you'll study: Various days and times

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About the course

Are you a manager looking for CMI management training? If you have responsibility for managing people, budgets or contractors then the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Management could be a great course for you. This is a work-based course delivered through blended learning, which means much of your training can be completed in the workplace, whilst also attending City College Plymouth for half a day a week. You’ll learn, and be able to evidence, the following: How to manage your own professional development; how to set objectives and provide support for team members; and how to allocate and monitor the work of a team.

What you'll learn

You will need to collect a variety of evidence such as statements, observations and testimonies to build a portfolio. All of this will be under the guidance of an assessor. Once the criteria for each unit has been met, the unit will be signed off as competent.Mandatory units:

  • A2 Manage own professional development within an organisation
  • B5 Set objectives and provide support for team members
  • D5 Plan, allocate and monitor work of a team.

Optional units:

  • A choice of 37 specific units which are tailored to the management environment and responsibilities. Details of the individual units can be located on the following website:
Entry requirements

Although no previous formal qualifications are required to embark on the qualification, you will need to demonstrate first line management experience.You will:

  • have to have support from your line manager
  • have the opportunity to collect evidence in work
  • be able to build a portfolip
  • have the opportunities for workplace observations.

There are no exams.

What's next?

You will have the opportunity to progress to the Level 5 CMI Award in Management and Leadership at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Please note; this course is run subject to numbers. If you would like to apply, please complete an application form and we'll be in touch with a date for you to start the course.