SVQ in Management

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Prove you have the skills and knowledge to lead, organise and motivate teams

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is ideal if you are in your first management role, or have management responsibilities but no formal training. It will also support first-line managers who need to lead people through organisational pressures such as change or budget cuts.
Results for you

• Review and build your capability to develop yourself as a manager and leader
• Identify and address gaps in your skills and understanding
• Lead, motivate and support your teams with confidence
• Effectively plan, allocate and monitor work in your teams
• Understand and comply with health and safety legislation
• Get a nationally recognised qualification to prove your abilities
Impact for your employer

• Effective and confident first-line managers.
• Better relationships and communication in teams
• Improved alignment with organisational goals and objectives
• A broad range of optional units – qualification can be tailored to your organisation’s learning and development needs
Focus on the skills you need

There are four mandatory and three optional units in this qualification. The four mandatory units are:
• Manage your own resources and professional development
• Provide leadership for your team
• Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility
• Ensure health and safety requirements are met in your area of responsibility

Then, choose three optional units. These include units that focus on the skills to encourage innovation, plan and implement change, develop productive working relationships, deal with recruitment, manage a budget or a project, and help to improve or solve problems with customer service. Work with your employer or training provider to map units to your role, needs and skills gaps.

Full qualification details

Not Applicable

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Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

53 - 85

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

Learners must complete the 4 mandatory units to gain their SVQ and are able to customise their development by choosing 3 additional units from the range of 28 available optional units.

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