First Line Management (Chartered Management Institute) (Level 6)

Perth College UHI


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


First Line Management awards are designed for supervisors and first line managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge.


Award: The level 6 award provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of the management area. It will also develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills. You can tailor this course, and topics may include personal development, meeting stakeholder needs and developing strong working relationships.

Certificate: A more extensive qualification, the Level 6 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace. You can tailor this course, and topics may include personal development, managing team dynamics, resource planning, managing information and maintaining quality.

Diploma: With a more comprehensive structure, the Level 6 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective first line manager. Typical units include: resource planning, meeting stakeholder needs, being a leader, managing team dynamics and improving team performance.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

There are opportunities to progress within this level from Award to Certificate to Diploma. Additionally, students may progress to the SCQF Level 8 Management and Leadership qualifications.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 months (Award), 4 months (Certificate), 9 months (Diploma)


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SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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