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Level 4 in Management and Leadership


Where do you want your career in management to take you? With a Level 4 qualification in Management and Leadership, you can ensure you are equipped with invaluable skills in decision-making and people management.

Who it's for
The Level 4 qualifications in Management and Leadership have been designed for aspiring middle managers looking to develop personal management capabilities and to make effective use of information in decision-making, operations and the development of skills in managing people.
Level of study
The Level 4 Management and Leadership qualifications are available to study at Award, Certificate and Diploma levels.
Award:  Our Level 4 Award allows you to develop your knowledge of the roles and responsibilities required in management and leadership by focusing on specific skills areas. The Award takes approximately 1 to 3 months to complete.
Certificate:  A more extensive qualification, our Level 4 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace. The Certificate takes approximately 3 to 6 months to complete.
Diploma:  With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 4 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become the manager you want to be. The Diploma takes approximately 6 to 12 months to complete.
What you will learn
Depending on your module choice, you may learn:
  • Managerial styles and behaviours
  • Managing stakeholders' expectations
  • Understanding organisational culture, values and behaviour
  • Promoting equality and diversity
  • Understanding team dynamics


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however you should:
  • Have experience of working as a first line manager or supervisor in either a paid or unpaid capacity
  • 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 standard written English
  • Be able to give up to date workplace examples at first line management level from either paid or unpaid work


How you will be supported
Our emphasis is always on a positive and constructive experience with best long-term benefits for you and your organisation. During the qualification, you will receive quality support from an experienced and highly qualified assessor who has an intimate knowledge of the course material.
By studying this qualification, you will also gain membership to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). As a studying member of the CMI, you will benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services that will help you develop into a more efficient manager capable of making a greater impact within your organisation. 
Why study with PNE Development?
We have an exceptional track record of delivering powerful results, having supported hundreds of organisations and professionals to develop their professional performance since 1980. Our qualifications are flexible, professional, affordable, supported and accessible. Find out what you can expect when you study with us.
Ready to take the next step?
If you are interested in obtaining a qualification with PNE Development, contact a member of team on 0191 691 4901 or For our qualification prices, download our Qualification Brochure.


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