Level : 4
Accreditation status : Accredited
Credit Equivalency : 120
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hrs
GHL: 600 Hrs
An Ofqual Regulated Qualification

All units are 12 credits in value. These units have been designed from a learning time perspective, and are expressed in terms of Total Qualification Time (TQT). TQT is an estimate of the total amount of time that could reasonably be expected to be required for a learner to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a Qualification. TQT includes undertaking each of the activities of Guided Learning, Directed Learning and Invigilated Assessment. Each 12-credit unit approximates to a TQT of 120 hours incorporating 60 hours of GuidedLearning.

Course Overview
The qualification has been created to develop and reward the business managers of today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the management sectors. We hope that centres and learners take the opportunity to learn a great deal from this programmes that will provide relevant new skills and qualities. It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that you learners move forward to realise not just their own potential but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors.


Managing Business Operations
Business Environment
Personal Effectiveness
The Entrepreneurial Manager
Business Planning and Goal Setting
The Manager’s Toolkit
Managing and Using Finance
Managing and Using Marketing
Psychology of Entrepreneurship
Innovation and Creativity

Learning Outcomes

To understand and apply the principles of leadership in a business environment
Review and apply the principles of business management within industry
To understand and apply the principles of management in a specific environment
To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in the business world.
Analyse problem solving techniques specific to business and industry
Select, collate, review and analyse information form a wide range of sources
Effectively use verbal and communication skills
Work independently and as part of a team
Manage one’s own personal development and growth.

Entry Requirements

demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards;
spent some time in an organisational role and shown they have capability and drive to develop
seeking further professional development and to gain work related skills and know-how.