CMI Introduction to First Line Management CMI

What is special about this course?

Developed for supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity.  They give junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency.

The qualifications are designed for supervisors and first line managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge. 


Our Level 6 Award provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of this management area.  IT will also develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills.


A more extensive qualification, our Level 6 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace.


With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 6 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you will need to become an effective first line manager. 

Entry requirements

There are no specfic entry requirements, however, candidates are likely to be working in, or have just started, a first line management role. 

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Being a leader
  • Management team dynamics
  • Improving team performance
  • Resource planning

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Flexible

How long will my course last?

Award 25 hours

Certificate 50 hours

Diploma 145 hours

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

By arrangement

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Enhanced employment prospects
  • Diploma in Management and Leadership

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for CMI Introduction to First Line Management CMI

Applications to be made through the Business Development Team at Inverness College UHI. The team can be contacted on 01463 273666. 

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