Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Management

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Management

Who is this Course For?

This NVQ is ideal for individuals looking to take their first step into line management and for those who already have some management responsibilities.

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This combined knowledge and competency-based qualification will build and develop new skills to enhance your management career. The qualification is competence-based, this means that it is linked to a person’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work.

Assessment is by production of a professional portfolio which comprises of a number of standardised units. Gaining the qualification is greatly simplified by our online e-learning platform. The candidate submits these electronically to their designated Assessor/Tutor for assessment and subsequent feedback.

What is an NVQ?

Designed to be taken at a pace that suits your needs. Many learners take about six months to a year to complete. NVQ’s are outcome-based with no fixed learning programme, allowing flexibility of delivery to meet your individual needs.

Core Exercises

To gain the Level 3 Diploma qualification, you must complete 5 mandatory units amounting to 31 credits, and a choice of optional units, with a minimum total of 55 credits.
Mandatory Diploma Units
• Manage Personal and Professional Development
• Manage Team Performance
• Principles of Leadership and Management
• Principles of people Management
• Principles of Business
Optional course units
• Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
• Encourage Innovation
• Chair and Lead Meetings
• Implement Change
• Participate in a Project
• Manage a budget
• Conduct quality audits
• Manage a project
• Manage Events
• Resolve Customer Problems
• Manage business risk


There are no formal requirements.

Am I Suitable?

There are no formal requirements but candidates need to be experienced/practising first-line managers who are able to demonstrate both theoretical and practical competence in the workplace to a national standard in key areas.

Before you are accepted onto the course you must fill our qualifying form, this is to ensure that your current job role lends itself to the demands of the National Standards at the preferred level.

What Will I Get?

• Guidance on how to submit your work to your assessor, quickly and easily, using our online e-portfolio.
• Experienced assessors who have also completed this upgrade.


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