CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management and Leadership (Distance Learning)

SCQF Level
Start Date & time
Various start dates
Qualification Type
Other advanced qual
Course Type
3 months (approx.)


These qualifications are aimed at practising or aspiring managers who will supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. Day to day operational and project activities are a key part of their role.

This qualification gives managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency.

The units provide a broader knowledge of skills to help you be more effective in specific management areas, with increased focus on the areas that are most appropriate to you and your workplace.

What will I learn?

CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management and Leadership Learners must complete any combination of units to a minimum of 40 TUT (Total Unit Time) hours to achieve this qualification.  Each unit is assessed via online written assignments marked by a tutor. 

Unit choice can be discussed with the college prior to starting the course.

The qualifications have been designed for practising or aspiring managers in roles such as:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Project Officer
  • Shift Manager
  • Foreperson

The course is delivered distance learning with 121 remote support visits from the tutor as required. It is expected that learners would complete this Award within 3 months.

Entry requirements (minimum)

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

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