The aim of this qualification is to give you the opportunity to:
- develop a high level understanding of leadership and management practice
- develop your skills and competences in leadership and management practice
- progress into employment.
On successful completion of the NVQ, you will have achieved a high quality, nationally recognised qualification.
To achieve the NVQ you must complete a minimum of 17 credits. This will consist of the following mandatory units:
- manage own professional development within an organisation
- set objectives and provide support for team members
- plan, allocate and monitor work of a team.
In addition, you will be able to select from a wide range of optional units appropriate to your specific job role, for example: plan, allocate and monitor work of a team, set objectives and provide support for team members, manage conflict, procure supplies.
You will achieve the course thorough distance learning with the support of an assessor who will carry out regular assessment visits and reviews.
There are no specific entry requirements. However, you will need to have a good level of English and be operating as team leader/supervisor in a job role, which will enable you to achieve the specified level and criteria of the qualification.
Your portfolio of evidence will be demonstrated through a range of on-the-job assessment methods, including observation, professional discussion, reflective statements, witness testimonies and oral questions, research/self-study, written questions and distance learning.
Upon successful completion you may be able to progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership at the College.
“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.
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.)”