Qualification Overview

This Higher Apprenticeship management qualification (which includes the NVQ,VRQ and Essential Skills) will be
delivered over a period of 12 to 18 months, and will require the learner to attend regular monthly assessor visits at the workplace

For the Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management Five mandatory units from Group 1, a choice of optional units from Groups 2 and 3, and a maximum of 14 credits from Group 3. The mandatory units are listed in the table below and a sample of the optional units. A full list can be supplied on request.

( ) = credit values L = Level

Mandatory units for the Level 5 VRQOptional units for the Level 5 VRQ
Group 1

• Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance (4) L4
• Managing Improvement (3) L5
• Making a Financial Case (3) L5
• Developing Critical Thinking (4) L5
• Leading Innovation and Change (5) L5
Group 2

• Managing Individual Development (4) L5
• Managing Stress and Conflict in the Organisation (3) L5
• Managing Customer Relations (3) L5
• Managing for Efficiency and Effectiveness (4) L5
• Managing Projects in the Organisation (4) L5
• Managing Resources (4) L5
• Managing Information (4) L5
• Managing Recruitment (5) L5
• Making Professional Presentations (2) L5
• Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives (4) L5
• Assessing Your Own Leadership Capability and Performance (6) L5
• Managing Own Continuing Professional Development (15) L5
• Becoming an Effective Leader (5) L5
• Managing Remote Workers (5) L5
• Knowledge and Information Management (5) L5