CMI Approval

Digital Welcome Area.

Here you should be able to find all the information you need to complete the CMI approval application.
If you need any further assistance, contact details can be located at the bottom of the page

CMI Overview

CMI is here to help your business grow, together increasing the number and standard of professionally qualified managers

As the professional home of managers and leaders and the only Chartered Awarding Organisation of Management and Leadership qualifications we offer you a respected and recognised brand and portfolio of high quality internationally recognised, research led, future ready qualifications, programmes and endorsement.

Please find below some further information about CMI :

Qualifications and Apprenticeships

CMI offers a broad range of ​qualifications​, primarily Management & Leadership - but also included within our Portfolio we also have Coaching & Mentoring and Professional Consulting.

CMI is the ideal partner to support you as learning providers in the delivery of leadership and management apprenticeships. ​Please find further information below:

End Point Assessment

End Point Assessment is the culmination of the apprenticeship. It measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours of each apprentice and grades performance against the apprenticeship standard.

CMI is an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) can carry out the EPA against the apprenticeship assessment plan.

Supporting Your Business

Our partnership approach and renowned customer care means we are here to support you and your learners with a comprehensive range of value adding products and services to help enhance your credibility in the market place:

Pathways Workbooks

CMI produces a series of learning materials to support our qualifications which are available to purchase.

The Pathways workbooks provides coverage of all core management and leadership units, and contains activities to help build confidence, demonstrate new ways of working and gives guidelines for effective use of study time.

Buy Pathways Workbooks

To order any of our learning materials or if you have any queries then please contact us on 01536 207379 or email

Membership Information

All of your learners will benefit from CMI membership during their programme and the great news is that you and your colleagues can also become CMI members free of charge.

There are many benefits of CMI membership and we currently offer up to 6 free memberships to staff at Fully Approved Centres and 2 for Registered Centres:

Chartered Manager - the ultimate management accolade

Chartered Manager is the highest status that can be achieved in the management profession.

Awarded only by CMI, thousands of UK managers at all levels and across all sectors now hold Chartered Manager status

Get Chartered

Become a Chartered Manager Assessment Centre

Becoming a Chartered Manager Assessment Centre enables you to differentiate your business. Whether you’re looking to win new business with corporate clients or attract individual learners through our devolved assessment model you’ll be able to offer Chartered Manager status as an outcome.

Devolved CMgr Centre Summary

Management Direct

Management Direct is our online resource portal which offers a huge range of online content. All of which is linked to the specific learning outcomes of each unit that the learner is studying - meaning that they can find relevant and credible sources of information designed to support your learner with their next assessment - all at the click of a button!

Please feel free to use our Management Direct video during induction to showcase all of the benefits that this can bring in terms of resources during their studies and beyond.

Quality Assurance

CMI is regulated by four regulators across the UK

As all delivery and assessment is devolved to our Partners, CMI have a quality assurance model which monitors and maintains our standards for the delivery and assessment of CMI qualifications:

Approval Application

When you are ready to get started the approvals team will give you access to the online approval application via the portal called 'The Hub'

The approvals team team will help and support you all way through this process :

Contact Details

The Approvals team is on hand to help and support you all the way through your approval application

We can be contacted on: or 01536 207334

The Team is made up of: