Qualifications

Gain internationally recognised qualifications in leadership, management and assessment through our partner Accipio. Study online and at your own pace. This can be undertaken privately, or as part of a wider initiative lead by your Force. Please book below (using coupon code: college20 for a 20% discount, or email ask@accipio.com).

Level 5 is for…

Designed to develop your ability to lead, motivate, and inspire, while encouraging strategic thinking at this level of management. Aims to develop management and mentoring skills to enhance the achievement of goals across the organisation.

CMI Level 5 Award in Management & Leadership (5A30)


Cost: From £636

Duration: 2-3 months | 62 hours (TUT)

CMI Unit (course):

  • 501: Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context

CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management & Leadership (5C30)


Cost: From £956

Duration: 6-9 months | 156 hours (TUT)

CMI Units (courses):

  • 501: Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • 503: Principles of Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams To Achieve Success
  • 525: Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

 

CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership (5D30)


Cost: From £2076

Duration: 12-18 months | 398 hours (TUT)

CMI Units (courses):

  • 501: Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • 503: Principles of Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams To Achieve Success
  • 525: Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  • 509: Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • 514: Managing Change
  • 513: Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • 515: Creating and Delivering Operational Plans
  • 520: Managing Finance

 

Level 6 is for…

This qualification is designed to improve personal management capabilities through effective decision making and strategic leadership.

CMI Level 6 Award in Management & Leadership


Cost: £796 ex VAT

Duration: 2-3 months | 60 hours TUT

Units: 

  • 601: Professional Management and Leadership Practice

 

CMI Level 6 Certificate in Management & Leadership


Cost: £1,116 ex VAT

Duration: 4-6 months | 164 hours TUT

Units: 

  • 601: Professional Management and Leadership Practice
  • 525: Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
  • 602: Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams

 

CMI Level 6 Diploma in Management & Leadership


Cost: £2476 ex VAT

Duration: 12-18 months | 384 hours TUT

Units: 

  • 601: Professional Management and Leadership Practice
  • 525: Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
  • 602: Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams
  • 606: Developing and Leading Strategy
  • 605: Innovation and Change
  • 604: Strategic Programme and Project Management

 

Level 7 is for…

Developed for anyone who has the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, this qualification requires you to focus on the requirements of implementing your organisation’s strategy.

CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management & Leadership


Cost: £876 ex VAT

Duration: 2-3 months | 90 hours TUT

Unit: 

  • 714: Personal and Professional Development for Strategic Leaders

 

CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership


Cost: £1,276 ex VAT

Duration: 4-6 months | 200 hours TUT

Units: 

  • 714: Personal and Professional Development for Strategic Leaders
  • 701: Strategic Leadership

 

CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership


Cost: £2,876 ex VAT

Duration: 12-18 months | 480 hours TUT

Units: 

  • 714: Personal and Professional Development for Strategic Leaders
  • 701: Strategic Leadership
  • 702: Leading and Developing People to Optimise Performance
  • 704: Developing Organisational Strategy
  • 706: Finance for Strategic Leaders

 

Level 8 is for…

This qualification is designed for anyone who has the responsibility for developing and implementing effective ethical and collective strategies across their organisation.

CMI Level 8 Award in Strategic Direction & Leadership


Cost: £876 ex VAT

Duration: 2-3 months | 30 Learning Hours

Courses: Select any ONE of the below:

  • Personal development as a strategic leader
  • Collective strategy development
  • Inter-organisational strategic planning
  • Inter-organisational strategic direction
  • Strategic communication
  • Strategic culture

 

CMI Level 8 Certificate in Strategic Direction & Leadership


Cost: £1,276 ex VAT

Duration: 4-6 months | 60 Learning Hours

Courses: Select any ONE of the below:

  • Personal development as a strategic leader
  • Collective strategy development
  • Inter-organisational strategic planning
  • Inter-organisational strategic direction
  • Strategic communication
  • Strategic culture

 

CMI Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Direction & Leadership


Cost: £2,876 ex VAT

Duration: 12-18 months | 180 Learning Hours

Courses: Includes ALL of the below:

  • Personal development as a strategic leader
  • Collective strategy development
  • Inter-organisational strategic planning
  • Inter-organisational strategic direction
  • Strategic communication
  • Strategic culture
  • Strategic leadership

 

Levy funded Apprenticeships…

This qualification is designed to develop skills and experience to result in a better performance from your managers and leaders. Level 6 and 7 available on request.

Aspire CMI Level 3 Diploma in First Line Management


Funding cap: Up to £4,500 Levy rebate

Duration: 18 months

Team Leader/Supervisor

Level 3 in Leadership and Management is ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training as of yet, and are serious about developing their abilities.

 

Master CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership


Funding cap: Up to £7,000 Levy rebate.

Duration: 24 months

Operations/ Departmental Manager

This programme is aimed at practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior managerial responsibilities.

 

Coaching & Mentoring Qualifications…

Management Coaching and Mentoring are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management to develop management coaching and mentoring skills, helping you to identify the links between management coaching, mentoring and achieving organisational goals.

CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management Coaching & Mentoring


Cost: £1,995 before College discount

Duration: 6-9 months | 180 hours (TUT)

CMI Unit (course):

  • Using coaching and mentoring skills as a manager
  • Management of coaching and mentoring
  • Coaching practice and theory

 

TAQA Qualifications…

This is an ideal qualification if you are an aspiring assessor or a manager, HR or quality assurance personnel looking for a professional development qualification. This award allows anyone who is interested in or needs to know about assessment and quality assurance – but is not a practitioner – to acquire knowledge and information about the processes.

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment


Cost: £1074 before College discount

Duration: 6 months | 24 guided learning hours

Unit (course):

  • 6317-301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

 

How does it work?

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL (3, 5, 6, 7 or 8)

Please see notes above to find out which one is most suitable.

STEP 2: AWARD, CERTIFICATE OR DIPLOMA?

This determines programme length and cost. An Award consists of less courses and takes roughly three months to complete. This can be extended to a Certificate (six months) or Diploma (over one year).

STEP 3: DISCUSS HOW YOUR FORCE SUPPORTS THE ONLINE LEARNING

You can boost your programme with coaching, face-to-face training, 360 report, EQ psychometric report and a copy of the course book. This is normally provided by your Force.

STEP 4: REGISTER WITH US

We will send you a CMI number and membership, access to COP Leadership Learning and joining instructions.

STEP 5: START THE PROGRAMME

Complete eLearning and reflective learning assignments for each course. We normally release each course eight weeks apart, and you have up to three years to complete the qualification.

STEP 6: GRADUATE

Receive your CMI qualification in leadership and management.