FE Management and Leadership

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This Certificate has been designed to provide ILM’s expertise direct to Further Education (FE) institutions. It provides management and leadership training to those with significant technical ability in their subject field but perhaps lack the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage and provide leadership for their direct reports
  • Learn the core skills you need to motivate, manage and develop a team
  • Gain the confidence to deal with issues such as conflict in the team
  • Get practical techniques to tackle a range of management tasks
  • Achieve a nationally recognised qualification.
  • Motivated and competent first line managers
  • Workplace-based learning to ensure new skills are transferred direct to the business
  • Flexibility to customise the qualification to suit individual and organisational needs.
Learners complete for mandatory units in this qualification covering a wide range of management and leadership skills, knowledge and understanding. These include communication, providing direction and leadership, and getting results – from problem-solving to planning and monitoring workloads.

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We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

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Credit Value

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

16 - 16

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

Learners are required to complete all units (400-403) with a combined credit value of 16 to achieve this qualification.

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