• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration18 months
  • Awarding bodyILM


Ideally should be in a first line manager role with operational/project management responsibility or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. You will provide direction/ instruction and guidance to ensure the achievement of set goals. Relevant for managers working in the private, public or third sector.

Learners must:

  • Manage a team/ deliver against an operational plan
  • Budget management/ project management
  • Problem solving an decision making

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Manage Personal and Professional Development
  • Manage Team Performance
  • Principles of Leadership and Management
  • Principles of People Management
  • Principles of Business
  • Implement Change
  • Collaborate with other Departments
  • Encourage Learning and Development
  • Manage Knowledge in an Organisation

Mondays, weekly 10.00 am - 3.00 pm.


Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 2 vocational qualification and /or five GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above.

If you have a grade 3 (D) or below in GCSE English and/or maths you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your study programme.

Students will be taught by lectures, seminars, discussion groups, case studies, presentations and self study.

Assessment will be a mixture of assignments, presentations and reviews.

Students who enrol on to the programme under the apprenticeship framework will also be required to undertake examinations in functional skills at Level 2 in English, mathematics and ICT.

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as the ILM Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management, ILM Level 4 Diploma in the Principles of Leadership & Management, ILM Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership Management.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.


Please note this is a full cost course no remissions of fees for students.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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