This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organisations, junior managers of business units in medium and large organisations, or those aspiring to these positions. Junior managers include team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.
This qualification lays the foundation for the development of management qualifications across various sectors and industries. It specifically develops management competencies required by learners in any occupation, particularly those who are currently operating as junior managers.
The qualification introduces key terms, rules, concepts, principles and practices of management that will enable learners to be informed managers in any occupation. It has also been developed to enable managers or prospective managers to access higher education and provide flexible access to life-long learning.
The focus of this qualification has been designed to enable learners to be competent in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.
This qualification can be achieved wholly or in part through recognition of prior learning in terms of the defined Exit Level Outcomes and/or individual Unit Standards.
Evidence can be presented in various ways, including international and/or previous local qualifications, products, reports, testimonials mentioning functions performed, work records, portfolios, videos of practice and performance records.
All such evidence will be judged in accordance with the general principles of assessment and the requirements for integrated assessment.
Access to the qualification:
Open access, bearing in mind the requirements of ‘learning assumed to be in place’ and that the learner has access to a work environment where management practice can be implemented.