Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 5 Award in Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (flexi-study) - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 5 Award in Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (flexi-study)

Level 5 CMI Award in Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (daytime)

5 weeks

Bennetts Hill


Course summary

Only 1 in 5 Managers have a recognised Management Qualification and yet Employers are actively looking for people with these qualifications right now!  Why not join the ‘1 in 5’and make your  CV stand out from the crowd by gaining a CMI  qualification at Sandwell College? This qualification enables practising or aspiring managers to understand the business case for equality, diversity and inclusion and the role of managers in creating inclusive cultures within organisations.  Effective management of equality and diversity not only benefits staff and stakeholders, it  can positively impact on an organisation’s achievement.

How much does the course cost?

The total fee for this course (including registration and certification) is £300. HOWEVER, if you live within ‘West Midlands Combined Authority’ region, you may be eligible to a FREE place on this course subject to certain terms and conditions.


Flexi-Study  enables you to fit your  studies in around your work and personal life.  The Flexi-Study approach combines one day a month of face-to-face classroom teaching with independent distance learning, using online, on-demand learning materials which are available 24/7.  You will also have a dedicated tutor who is there to support you throughout your studies. The monthly classes are delivered on a Monday from 9am to 5pm at the College’s Professional Studies Centre at Bennetts Hill in Birmingham City Centre.  New Street Station and Snow Hill Station are only a few minutes walk away and the area is well served by buses and trams.

Course requirements

You must have gained a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English or equivalent qualifications.   Ideally, you will also have a CMI Level 3 Diploma or similar qualifications at level 3.

However, if you are a mature applicant (over 21 years) your work experience (paid and/or unpaid) may be taken into account in lieu of formal qualifications.


You will study one unit:-


  • Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Whilst on the course, you will be given FREE professional membership of the CMI, which includes access to a range of CMI products and services to support you throughout the qualification and later as you progress in their career.



When does the course start and end?

Start Date: 23rd January 2023

End Date:  27th February 2023


This qualification is assessed by one written assignment of approximately 2,500-4,000 words.


Progression opportunities include moving on to other Level 5 CMI qualifications, for example  CMI Level 5 Certificate or Diploma in Management and Leadership.  If you achieve this Award qualification, you will be able to transfer this qualification across as part of these qualifications.


How can I apply?

Register your interest here and we will be in touch with next steps.

Contact the College:   [email protected]      0800 622006

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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