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CMI Level 3 Award in First Line Management (RQF) – Introduction

Develop your managerial skills and the knowledge and confidence to succeed as a first line manager

This introductory course from the CMI focuses on a range of management principles. The course is based on the CMI Units ‘Introduction to First Line management’ and 'Managing Team and Individual Performance'

It will give you a foundation for developing your key leadership and management skills.

The course will enable you to:

  • Understand your role as a first line manager
  • Understand who your stakeholders are and what they need
  • Develop plans to meet the needs of your existing and potential stakeholders
  • Understand the need to develop and maintain working relationships
  • Be able to manage team performance
  • Understand methods of identifying and supporting the performance of your team members

Who is it for

New, existing or aspiring supervisors and first line managers or those wishing to refresh their leadership and management skills.

Entry requirements

The course is at Level 3, which is equivalent to A levels. 

You will need sound English language skills and be able to produce written work to the required standard. You will receive a thorough course induction plus support and guidance throughout.


Leads to the CMI Level 3 Award in First Line Management on successful completion of written assignments.

You can opt to take two Units to achieve a CMI Level 3 Certificate in First Line Management.

Duration and dates

Next course starts 28th March 2018, every Wednesday half day for 6 weeks.


Luton Campus

Fees and funding

  • Award: £495.00 + VAT
  • Certificate: £950 + VAT


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This organisation provides management development programmes that meet the rigorous quality required to achieve CMI accreditation.

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