Generic Management Level 5
A person acquiring this qualification will be able to manage first line managers in an organisational entity. First line managers would include team leaders, supervisors, junior managers, section heads and lower level staff. The focus of this qualification is to enable learners to develop competence in a range of skills, attitudes, values and knowledge that will equip them to manage teams, units or operations within their environment.
The Qualiﬁcation consists of a Fundamental, a Core and an Elective Component. To be awarded the qualification, learners are required to obtain a minimum of 162 credits.
Various Unit Standards can be RPL’d if a learner has Matric with English and one language with Maths or Math Lit.
The Fundamental Component consists of Unit Standards to the value of 47 credits all of which are compulsory.
The Core Component consists of Unit Standards to the value of 78 credits all of which are compulsory.
The Elective Component consists of Unit Standards in a number of specialisations each with its own set of Unit Standards. Learners are to choose a specialisation area and Elective Unit Standards at least to the value of 28 credits.
It is recommended that the learner has access to a work environment where management practice can be implemented.
Assesment is both formative and summative:
Individual and group excercises: tasks & assignments
Integrated summative assessments [Practical assessment]