Level 6 in Professional Management & Leadership Practice

Course Description


These qualifications are designed for individuals wishing to develop professional management and leadership practice who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior management and leadership role.

A more extensive qualification, our Level 6 Certificate in in Professional Management and Leadership Practice gives you a broader knowledge of management skills while focusing on the specific areas appropriate to you and your workplace. Providing an overview of the roles and responsibilities required for managers, the Award will develop the skills required for this level of responsibility.


The Qualifications have developed the learner’s ability to:
    • Manage teams
    • Develop Competence in leading
    • Provide leadership
    • Use skilled problem-solving techniques
    • Identify personal development as a manager and leader
    • Understand the principles of organisational context

Entry Requirements

The qualification can be offered to Learners from age 18. The Learners need to ensure that they have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.

The Qualifications have been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression:
    • IELTS minimum 5.0- 6.5 overall with no fail.
    • Minimum 3A Levels or equivalent qualification.
    • Pass 5 GCSE subjects
We consider applicants:
    • Who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards.
    • Who have spent some time in an organisational role and wish to develop their careers further.
    • With professional experience looking to change careers through work-based learning.

Module Structure

    • Principles of professional leadership and management practice in an organisational context
    • Developing, Managing organisational culture
    • Strategic programme and project management
    • Innovation and change management
    • Delivering organisational strategy


On successful completion of the Level 6 in management and leadership a number of progression opportunities become available:
    • Leadership Practice with the goal of becoming a Chartered Manager.
    • CMI Level 7 Qualifications
    • Progress to other qualifications at the same level

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Below are examples of potential career opportunities you could explore:

    • Manager
    • Duty Manager
    • Regional manager
    • Specialist Manager
    • Senior manager
    • Head of department