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Level 3 in First Line Management


The Level 3 qualifications in First Line Management are developed for supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity.  This qualification gives junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency. 
They are designed for supervisors and first line managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge.  These qualifications are also suitable for aspiring first line managers.
Award:  Our Level 3 Award provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of this management area. It will also develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills.
Certificate:  A more extensive qualification, our Level 3 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace.
Diploma:  With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 3 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective first line manager.
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.  The level 3 vocationally related qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for first line managers who would like to grow their professional management skills.  Learners enrolled on the level 3 programme must have sufficient capability to undertake the required learning and assessment.  More specifically they should:
  • Understand management and leadership concepts relevant to the qualification.
  • Be able to investigate theories and current management thinking and link theory to practice.
  • Be able to communicate clearly in written English.
  • Be able to give up to date workplace examples at first line management level from either paid or unpaid work.
NB It is possible to do this qualification when not in employment but candidates must have had some recent experience of first line management.

CMI Membership

CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to management and leadership and champions Management & Leadership standards in the UK.  Membership of the CMI is designed to work for you during your studies and then beyond throughout the course of your management career.  As a studying member of the CMI, you could benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services, helping you develop into a more efficient manager capable of making a greater impact within your organisation.  Full information is available at   
Ready to Take the Next Step?
Level 3 Award in Management and Leadership, £585 + vat, flexible payment terms available.
Level 3 Certificate in Management and Leadership, £900 + vat, flexible payment terms available.
Level 3 Diploma in Management and Leadership, £1715 + vat, flexible payment terms available.
The qualification price includes:
  • Induction, assessment, registration and certification
  • Studying Membership of the CMI
  • Online learning material through globe
  • Email and telephone support
  • Internal and external verification
Our qualifications are delivered using the e-portfolio system, oscar. With 24/7 access, oscar is a flexible, easy to use system that enables you to study at a time and place that suits you.
For further information on this qualification you can contact PNE Development at or call the team on 0191 691 4901.


Related Download

CMI L3 Award - Structure Sheet
CMI L3 Certificate - Structure Sheet
CMI L3 Diploma - Structure Sheet


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