CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Management and Leadership

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College



Further Details




Business & Law

Course Start Date

Wednesday 19th February 2025

Course Duration

Full-time, 9 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 300.00
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Course Overview

Do you want to lead with confidence? This qualification is ideal for practicing and aspiring leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role. The qualification will support and help you make the transition from working in a team to ‘leading a team’.

Course Requirements

You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have achieved a minimum of 4 GCSEs including Maths and English at a grade C or above. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should have a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme or be working at this level.

You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams.

What you will Learn

The units in these qualifications cover a wide range of skills, knowledge and understanding. These include units that focus on communication, working with people, providing direction and leadership, and getting results – from problem-solving to planning and monitoring workloads.

Benefits for individuals include:
– Learn core leadership and management skills
– Put these skills into practice in your workplace
– Improve your team’s performance
– Get nationally recognised qualifications

Benefits for employers include:
– Motivated and competent team leaders
– Increased productivity
– Customise these qualifications to suit organisational and individual needs
– Workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job


Assessment will be through a range of methods including written reports and carrying out interviews.


Level 3 CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership or Level 5 CMI or equivalent management and leadership qualifications (depending on eligibility).

Career Options

Mandatory Units

– Principles of Management and Leadership

– Managing a Team to Achieve Results

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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