How long does it take to complete a CMI level 5 qualification?

The time required for studying a CMI Level 5 management qualification differs from person to person. It also depends on the study habits of the students, the ability to retain information, and the type of management qualification you are pursuing. There is no single right answer to the question of how long it will take you to study a CMI Level 5 management qualification. Everyone has their own way and pace of studying and their own method of retaining information.

What is the time required for studying a Management Qualification?

At MMC Learning, our CMI Level 5 courses can take up to 12 months but could be completed faster.

There are three different CMI Level 5 Qualifications that can be achieved depending on the time allocated by the learner and the number of Units completed.

The Award in Management & Leadership is 1-2 Months, while the Certificate in Management & Leadership is 4-6 Months and the Diploma in Management & Leadership takes around 12-18 Months to complete.

You should aim to spend around 4-6 hours per week plus further time to prepare for your assessments  which will be work-based written assignments of 3500-4000 words.

The course is delivered 100% online through distance learning – e-learning, audio, videos and PDF downloads.

  • CMI Level 5 Award in Management and Leadership – Learners must complete at least one unit to a minimum of 4 credits to achieve this qualification.
  • CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership – Learners must complete any combination of units to a minimum of 13 credits to achieve this qualification.
  • CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership – Learners must complete a combination to a minimum of 37 credits to achieve this qualification.

Are you thinking of studying a Management Qualification?

A good management qualification will give you all the specialist knowledge and practical skills you need to prepare for pursuing a career in management. Management qualifications can be part of an undergraduate degree, master’s program, or undertaken as a postgraduate certificate or Diploma, (often a part-time or remote course). This can be a great option for busy working professionals who want to enhance their skillset whilst maintaining work commitments.

No two qualifications will require the same amount of study time, so it’s important to choose an option with a time frame that suits you.

As well as considering the time required there are several things you should consider before embarking on a management qualification.

When deciding on which management course and study centre is right for you, in addition to the course content and units that make up the qualification (what you will actually be learning), you also need to take into account your own study habits and the different delivery styles of courses. It’s important to consider how different study centres