NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Principles Of Management And Leadership


The Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership is designed to recognize skills and knowledge in management and leadership, allowing learners to apply knowledge and skill to the national standard required by employers and proving competence in their role.

This qualification is suitable for team leaders and junior managers across a wide variety of work areas, in both the public and private sectors. This qualification will allow learners to develop management, leadership and employability skills, all of which are essential for the workplace.

This qualification offers a range of optional units covering different aspects of management and leadership, supporting the learner’s development, depending on their interests and requirements.

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 4 qualification.

And learners should be aged 18

Module Structure

To be awarded the Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Management learners must achieve a minimum of 40 credits:

  • a total of 10 credits from the mandatory unit in Group A
  • a minimum of 30 credits from the optional units in Group B.

At least 35 credits must be at or above Level 5

Module Details

Mandatory Group A

Unit NoUnit titleCreditLevel
Unit 01Principles of management and leadership105

Optional Group B

Unit NoUnit titleCreditLevel
Unit 02Management of change55
Unit 03Management activities105
Unit 04Developing successful business teams55
Unit 05Personal development55
Unit 06Recruitment and selection55
Unit 07Financial awareness for managers55
Unit 08Marketing principles for managers55
Unit 09Management decision making105
Unit 10Leadership in your organisation55
Unit 11Managing staff performance55
Unit 12Customer relationship management55
Unit 13Managing projects105
Unit 14Managing budgets55
Unit 15Quality management in an organisation56
Unit 16Principles of strategic management56
Unit 17Managing innovation in an organisation56
Unit 18Managing communications at work54


Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • CMI Level 6 Diploma In Management and Leadership
  • Pearson Edexcel Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Learners can also progress into or within employment upon successful completion of this qualification.

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?

While 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:

  • Employment within a senior Administrative/Business Support role
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