Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Chartered Management Institute Courses - Sandwell College Birmingham

Chartered Management Institute Qualifications

Become a skilled, confident, successful manager and leader

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

All Level 3 & 5 CMI courses are FREE for anyone aged 19+ and living in the West Midlands

Become a Successful Leader

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualifications will inspire you to become a skilled, confident, and successful manager and leader. You can boost career prospects, improve your performance, and gain the high-level skills employers need.

Only 1 in 5 managers have a recognised management qualification and yet employers are actively looking for people with these qualifications right now! Join the ‘1 in 5’ and make your CV stand out from the crowd by gaining a CMI qualification with Sandwell College.

Ruth teaching CMI course

What are CMI Qualifications?

The CMI is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest industry standards in management and leadership. The CMI offers a range of qualifications proven to enhance employability, improve productivity, and increase earning potential.

Whether you’re starting out in your career or looking to grow your management capabilities, a CMI qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to excel in a leadership role and take your management career further.

  • 80% of managers said that gaining a CMI qualification is a key element of becoming a professional manager
  • 79% confirmed their new skills have increased overall team performance.

Our CMI Courses

Designed in collaboration with employers, CMI qualifications offer a range of opportunities for professionals at all levels in management and leadership roles. We offer the following CMI courses:

Award: Entry level – offers a short, concise understanding – takes 1-3 months to complete
Certificate: Intermediate level – covers a broader base of knowledge – takes 3-6 months
Diploma: Advanced level – provides a comprehensive depth of learning – takes 6-12 months

FT – Full Time

PT – Part Time

APP – Apprenticeship

Why Choose Sandwell College?

Free Courses

All Level 3 and 5 CMI courses are free for anyone aged 19 or over and living in the West Midlands.

Flexible Courses

We offer flexi-study, distance, online, and evening courses so you can learn to a schedule that works for you.

CMI Approved Center

We’re approved by the Chartered Management Institute to provide the highest standards of management and leadership development.

High Success Rate

91% of learners on our CMI programmes in 2021 achieved their qualification.

Quality Teaching Standards

Sandwell College has been awarded a third consecutive Good grading by Ofsted.

Student Success Stories

“It is nearly 30 years ago that I was learning in a college environment. I however have no doubt if I had done this at least 25 years earlier it would have made me much better in my management and leadership roles and I now feel better prepared and able to use what I have learnt on a daily practical basis in my role. As the saying goes, none of us are ever too old to learn.”
– Chris Davis

“Studying with Sandwell College has been so easy to do alongside my day-to-day job. The staff running the courses are incredibly helpful and good at ensuring all learners get the information they need as well as the flexibility required when studying as an adult. The course has helped me in my daily role and will help me progress in my career. I highly recommend studying with Sandwell College.”
– Sarah

Career Opportunities

A CMI qualification sets learners on a professional pathway to becoming a successful leader and can open up opportunities for progression in your management career. After studying a CMI qualification, there are a range of options available to you, including:

  1. Take the next step on your professional journey and progress to the next level of CMI study.
  2. Use newly acquired skills and knowledge to advance your career by gaining a promotion at work or making a career change to a manager, supervisor or leader.
  3. Work your way to becoming a Chartered Manager, the highest accolade that can be achieved in the management and leadership profession:
    • £310,000 – how much each chartered manager boosts their business’ revenue over 5 years
    • £13,000 – pay rise on average when qualified as a chartered manager
    • 76% say that Chartered Manager status provides the “ultimate competitive advantage”
Male teacher in a classroom with adult students

Get in Touch

Ready to start your journey to success? Apply for a CMI course now! To learn more about CMI qualifications, get in touch with our course tutor at [email protected].

Follow us on Instagram Watch us on TikTokWatch us on TikTok Connect with us on LinkedIn Call Us