Assignment Briefs for CMI Level 3 Qualifications in First Line Management (QCF)

The Level 3 qualifications in First Line Management are developed for supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area ofactivity, this qualification gives junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency.

The Level 3 qualifications in First Line Management are designed for supervisors and first line managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge.

The Assignment Briefs listed below can be used by all CMI Approved Centres in the following ways:

  • Use the Assignment Brief as is and Assess and Internally Verify the learners assessment within the Centre
  • Use the Assignment Brief but contextualise for the customer needs (N.B. The Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria cannot be changed)
  • Issue the Assignment Brief to the learner and CMI will mark the assessment externally

If you are using the Assignment Brief for CMI to externally assess, you must follow the External Assessment Guidance for Level 3.


Unit 3001 - Personal development as a first line manager

Unit 3002 - Resource planning

Unit 3003 - Meeting stakeholder needs

Unit 3004 - Managing and communicating information

Unit 3005 - Developing individuals and teams

Unit 3006 - Recruitment and selection

Unit 3007 - Maintaining quality standards

Unit 3008 - Improving team performance

Unit 3009 - Management communication

Unit 3010 - Being a leader

Unit 3017 - Introduction to First Line Management

Unit 3018 - Corporate Social Responsibility

Unit 4002 - Managing stakeholder expectations

Unit 4003 - Introducing organisational culture, values and behaviour

Unit 4004 - Managing team dynamics

Unit 4005 - Management report writing

Unit 4006 - Management and leadership influencing skills

Unit 4008 - Managin equality and diversity