Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership

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The Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership is suitable across all occupations and sectors of employment and is aimed at individuals who have the ability and the opportunity to demonstrate recognisable management skills. For example, managing business processes, leading, planning and implementing change, managing finance, providing learning opportunities. Individuals may find that the focus of their work is more to do with managing projects, or with technical matters, than with people.

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for this qualification has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.

The qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF);
it is directly related to the National Occupational Standards for Management and Leadership and provides a progression route the Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Management.

Qualification Profile
Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership

Qualification title                                                     ProQual Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership
Ofqual qualification number                                 601/4757/X
Level                                                                            5
Total qualification time                                           530 hours
Guided learning hours                                             247

Assessment                                                                Pass or fail
Internally assessed and verified by centre staff
External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.
Qualification Structure

Candidates must achieve a minimum of 53 credits:

• 22 credits from Mandatory Group A, plus
• A minimum of 23 credits from Optional Group B

A maximum of 8 credits can come from Optional Group C.

Group A Mandatory Units – complete all units

Contribute to the development of a strategic plan
Design business processes
Manage strategic change
Provide leadership and management

Group B Optional Units – a minimum of 23 credits

Establish business risk management processes
Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion
Develop and manage collaborative relationships with other
Optimise the use of technology
Manage product and/or service development
Develop and maintain professional networks
Develop and implement an operational plan
Encourage learning and development
Discipline and grievance management
Develop working relationships with stakeholders
Manage a tendering process
Manage physical resources
Manage the impact of work activities on the environment
Prepare for and support quality audits
Conduct quality audits
Manage a budget
Manage a project
Manage business risk
Manage knowledge in an organisation
Recruitment, selection and induction practice
Manage redundancy and redeployment
Lead the development of a knowledge management strategy
Lead the development of a quality strategy
Lead the development of a continuous improvement strategy
Manage strategic marketing activities

Group C Optional Units – a maximum of 8 credits

Manage Health and Safety in own area of responsibility
Contribute to the design and development of an information system
Manage information systems
Manage events
Manage customer service operations
Review the quality of customer service
Developing sales proposals
Prioritising information for sales planning
Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and/or occupationally competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance
For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or verifier qualifications, such as:

• Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
• Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
• Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
• Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
• Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices

Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

•enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning outcomes and assessment criteria;
•provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
•provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to authenticate evidence