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Level: 5

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 52

Hours: 5.00

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Tuition (£): 1500.00*

24+ Loan Amount: 1500.00****

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This course is aimed at practising or aspiring first line managers, team leaders and supervisors.  The qualification develops management skills and equips participants with the knowledge and abilities they need to succeed in a team leading or supervisory role.

Entry requirements

Ideally you should be a practising or aspiring supervisor/manager.  Applicants who are new to the course must take a numeracy and literacy Level 2 initial assessment test and an interview to ensure that the programme is suitable for them.

Course Content

You will build your knowledge and understanding of solving work-based problems and making decisions based on gathering and interpreting information and evaluating options to determine the most appropriate solution. 

You will also develop an awareness of the factors that influence how people behave at work and you will investigate a range of leadership styles to motivate individuals and monitor performance. 

There is the opportunity to look at the importance of planning and delegation and, in the later stages of the course, you will explore how effective communication at work can increase staff motivation and productivity.

Modules could include:

  • Provide Leadership and Direction for Own Area of Responsibility
  • Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for Own Area of Responsibility
  • Plan Change in Own Area of Responsibility
  • Work Productively with Colleagues and Stakeholders
  • Plan and Manage a Project
  • Pan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility
  • Analyse the Market in Which Your Organisation Operates
  • Manage Product Development and Marketing
  • Promote the Use of Technology within an Organisation
  • Monitor and Review Business Processes
  • Inform Strategic Decision-Making

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by coursework and observations.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs as ILM membership is included within the course fees.

What can I do after this course?

Successful completion of this qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as the ILM Level 6 Award in Management.

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

Nicole Bullock

Nicole Bullock

Admin team leader Nicole says Derby College ‘put me on my feet’

Teenager Nicole Bullock says Derby College has "guided her life" as it put her on the path towards a career as a mortgage broker.
Former apprentice Nicole was the first person taken on by growing Derby business Create Finance.
The 18-year-old, from Chaddesden, left school with 10 good GCSEs but was adamant she did not want to go to college full-time.
Instead, she jumped at the opportunity of becoming an apprentice administrator with the Full Street-based business.
She said the apprenticeship included studying Business Administration with Derby College and it "fitted me perfectly".
Nicole found the Level 2 NVQ "was relevant to what we were doing here". She said that the units were chosen to best meet the needs of her role.
After passing her NVQ and completing her apprenticeship, Nicole was taken on and then achieved promotion to become Administration Team Leader. She is now looking to take her industry CeMAP exams so she can work as a self-employed mortgage broker herself.
Riverside Chambers-based Create Finance was launched in August 2015 by Derby men Gindy Mathoon, who attended Derby Moor Community College and Karl Yeoman, who went to Allestree Woodlands, along with Pete Mugleston, (correct) who is originally from Nuneaton.
The business has grown to employ 26 people, including the three directors.
Gindy said Nicole, the company's first employee, was now administration team leader and a "role model and mentor for any new or existing administration staff."
He added: "Derby College sources suitable candidates who potentially have the right qualities to work for Create Finance. The administrators are the backbone of the business and without high quality administration we can't grow as a business. We're expanding gradually, and our link with Derby College has allowed us to progress."

I'm grateful to the college – it's put me on my feet and guided my life. Without the college's help I wouldn't have my job here. It's literally put me on the path to my career.


The aim now is to work hard and make as much money as I can. You can be self-employed here as a broker. When I am a bit older, and the company and I both feel that I am ready for it, that's what I'd like to do.

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