Qualification resource library

Assignments and marking schemes, factsheets and Pathways workbooks

CMI is the only Awarding Body offering management and leadership qualifications ranging from Level 2 through to Level 8. Our qualifications also cover key public sectors, such as MOD, Police and Health.

CMI qualifications are provided as awards, certificates and diplomas to suit career progression and speciality. This section packages key resources from factsheets to learning materials to support each of our qualifications. 

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Level 2 in Team Leading RQF

The Level 2 qualifications in Team Leading offer a highly flexible approach to learning and are designed for practising or aspiring team leaders who wish to develop their team leading skills and knowledge. There is a broad range of units available allowing employers and individuals to tailor the size and elements of the qualifications to suit their specific needs.

Level 3 in First Line Management RQF

The Level 3 qualifications in First Line Management are developed for junior managers, supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity and who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge. This qualification gives junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency.

Level 4 in Management and Leadership RQF

The Level 4 qualifications in Management and Leadership, designed for junior managers, are designed to develop personal management capabilities, and grow professional management skills including decision-making, managing team dynamics and delegation capability.

Level 5 in Management and Leadership RQF

The Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management. These qualifications focus on the personal development of the individual learner’s management capabilities and competencies.

Level 6 in Management and Leadership RQF

The Level 6 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for middle managers aspiring to be senior managers to improve personal management capabilities through effective decision-making and strategic leadership.

Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership RQF

Developed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, the Level 7 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership require the manager to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy.

Level 8 in Strategic Direction and Leadership RQF

Designed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility for developing and implementing effective ethical and collective strategies across their organisation and that have the authority across organisations and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. The qualifications require directors and senior managers to build on their skills in strategic direction and leadership and to focus on the requirements of inter-organisational strategy.

Level 3 in Coaching and Mentoring RQF

The Level 3 qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring are designed for supervisors and first line managers, to support the development of coaching and mentoring skills and techniques of individuals, teams and achieve objectives.

Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring RQF

The Level 5 qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management to develop management coaching and mentoring skills, helping you to identify the links between management coaching, mentoring and the achievement of business goals.

Level 7 in Coaching and Mentoring RQF

The Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring (RQF) is designed for managers. It builds on the learning gained in the Certificate and develops your understanding of coaching and mentoring policies and managing organisational culture and change. A Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.