CMI Level 3 - First Line Management


Price is per online user. Applicable EU VAT is added.

The Level 3 CMI course is suitable for students looking to develop their existing skills enabling them to move forward within management.

First line managers are directly above non-managerial employees, supervising workers in their specific department. They are the link between workers and higher management, providing them with the information they need in order to develop organisational processes.

The course is tailored to suit the individual and the range of units cover areas of management to help you develop your existing skills to help move you forward and progress your role within management

See below for further information.

Sold By: The Distance Learning College and Training


Academic Equivalent

The CMI Level 3 is the equivalent to an A Level but without the long hours and years to complete, giving you more time to concentrate on getting that new future.

  • This is a full UK regulated qualification highly valued within the UK and around the world
  • Internationally recognised due to the skills and knowledge needed to carry out your role
  • Holds the same value certification from a college or university
  • A CMI is an internationally recognised certificate

Course Overview

Course content:

• Personal development as a first line manager
• Resources planning
• Meeting stakeholder needs
• Managing and communicating information
• Developing individuals and teams
• Recruitment and selection process
• Maintain quality standards
• Improving team performance
• Management communication
• Being a leader
• Introduction to first line management
• Corporate social responsibility

Award – 2-3 hours per week to complete the course in the study period of 3 months – £560.80
The Award will develop your knowledge in specific aspects of the responsibilities involved in first line management.

Certificate – 2-3 hours per week to complete the course in the study period of 6 months – £888.80
The Certificate will give you a broader understanding of first line management, tailoring the course to focus on specific areas which you need to develop within your workplace.

Diploma – 2-3 hours per week to complete the course in the study period of 18 months – £1735.20
The Diploma in First Line Management, a more comprehensive course, will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need in order to become an effective first line manager within your workplace.

Note: These courses are Assignment based only – there are no formal examinations.

Support Included

To ensure successful completion of this course the following support is included:

  • Student Support Team
  • Industry Expert Tutors – available for all courses, contactable in a number of ways including After Hours support and monthly tutor meetings to provide feedback on progress
  • Face to Face Tutor support
  • Mentor Support – every student receives a dedicated student mentor throughout their studies
  • Assignment support


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

If you would like to discuss paying by instalments or unit by unit please email or telephone 0844 854 9218

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email

Additional information







Diploma, Certificate, Award


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