Level 3 Diploma in Management

This OFQUAL regulated qualification provides students with a wide range of knowledge and skills needed to work in a management or leadership role. The qualification provides students with management and leadership skills, such as managing team performance, encouraging innovation, and implementing change.

This Level 3 Diploma in Management is a combined knowledge and competence-based qualification.

Aims of the Course 

These are to:

  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to operate as a successful manager
  • Confirm competence of those already fulfilling a managerial role
  • Allow students to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to managerial roles, such as communication, presentation skills and project management
  • Develop the skills and qualities valued in employees by employers
  • Understand and work on their strengths and weaknesses as a manager


To be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Management, students must achieve a minimum of 55 credits. This qualification consists of the following mandatory units:

  • Manage team performance
  • Principles of people management
  • Principles of business
  • Principles of leadership and management
  • Manage personal and professional development

How the Course is Delivered

The Level 3 Diploma in Management is delivered via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which provides access to case studies, learning materials and activities, presentations and web links. Online tutor support and guidance is provided throughout the course, where students can interact with the tutors, get feedback on their progress and submit their work electronically. This helps you to build the relevant skills progressively, as you receive feedback and support from your tutor during this time. As the course is delivered online, this enables students to study any time, any place through immediate access to VLE.


A mixture of assessments will be used – formal reports, presentations, research project, and examinations based upon a previously seen case study.


After successful completion students will achieve Level 3 Diploma in Management qualification awarded by NCFE

Opportunities for Progression 

Students completing this qualification can progress onto Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management. This qualification also aims to provide students with a number of progression options, including higher level studies at university.

This qualification could lead to a range of different job roles such as:

  • Team leader
  • Team manager
  • Process manager

Entry Requirements

This qualification is suitable for students aged 16 and above.

This is a cross-sector qualification. This means that this qualification will be taken by team leaders and managers across a wide variety of areas, including NHS trusts, educational institutions, government departments, and the private sector.


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11 months.
Student study commitment would be a minimum of 5-6 hours a week.

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