NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management


This qualification is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge to support those in leadership and management roles. It may also prepare the learner to progress to a qualification in another subject area.

This qualification will:

  • focus on the study of leadership and management to support different occupational areas
  • provide learners with the skills they need to operate as a successful manager
  • allow learners to develop knowledge and understanding in a range of areas relevant to managerial

roles, such as managing resources and budgets, recruitment and selection, and stakeholder engagement.

Delivery Methods

Keyplan College of Colombo provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to:

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Teacher support
  • KC Colombo online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Assignments briefing
  • Excellent quality of study notes
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Online library.
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday)
  • Proper support to our student until they completed the course.


Ncfe  / Cache Ofqual regulated awarding bodies

NCFE Qualifications
NCFE Qualifications


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 09 Months
  • 12 Months

Course Delivery

  • Online
  • In class ( we have a different fee structure for in-class students )

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 3 qualification.

And learners should be aged 18

Module Structure

To be awarded the Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units and a minimum of 3 optional units.

Module Details

Mandatory Group A

Unit NoUnit title
Unit 01Principles of building respectful and productive working relationships in organisations
Unit 02Managing personal and professional development
Unit 03Principles of management and leadership in organisations
Unit 04Operational and human resource planning and management

Optional Group B

Unit NoUnit title
Unit 05Business performance measurement and improvement
Unit 06Corporate social responsibility and sustainability
Unit 07Budget management
Unit 08Understanding organisational structure, culture and values
Unit 09Staff recruitment and selection
Unit 10Principles of business strategic planning and development
Unit 11Stakeholder engagement and management
Unit 12Principles of innovation and change management
Unit 13Understand the legal context of business
Unit 14Principles of project management
Unit 15Principles of quality management


Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management
  • Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership
  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Customer Service

This qualification aims to provide learners with a number of progression options, including higher level studies at university or FE colleges

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for learners aged 18+ who want to progress into employment in the first instance, or further learning, depending on their own needs and interests.

Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?

hile completing this qualification, learners may develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees. These range from familiar ‘key skills’ such as team working, independent learning and problem solving, to more tricky-to-measure skills such as:

  • an appreciation for appropriate behaviour and dress
  • appropriate interpersonal skills
  • communicating with professional colleagues/peers and/or hierarchical seniors
  • supporting other aspiring employees
  • personal manners and deportment
  • understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation.
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