What is special about this course?
Our qualifications in First Line Management are designed for supervisors and first line managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge. They give junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve efficiency. These qualifications are also suitable for individuals with management experience who wish to formalise their experience. The programmes are available on a part-time basis.
There are no formal entry requirements but work experience is helpful.
Award: Our level 6 award provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of the management area. It will also develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills. You can tailor this course, and topics may include personal development, meeting stakeholder needs and developing strong working relationships.
Certificate: A more extensive qualification, our Level 6 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace. You can tailor this course, and topics may include personal development, managing team dynamics, resource planning, managing information and maintaining quality.
Diploma: With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 6 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective first line manager. Typical units include: resource planning, meeting stakeholder needs, being a leader, managing team dynamics and improving team performance.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
Flexible learning, tailored study plans, online, part-time, workshops (subject to numbers)
How long will my course last?
Award up to 2 months
Certificate up to 4 months
Diploma up to 9 months
Where can I study my course?
- Perth College UHI
Various start dates available throughout the year
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
There are opportunities to progress within this level from Award to Certificate to Diploma. Additionally, students may progress to the SCQF Level 8 Management and Leadership qualifications.
These professional management qualifications are widely recognised and may lead to opportunities within any sector.
Is there more information available online?
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