Level 5

The SVQ Level 5 Management is for practising managers who have responsibility for substantial programmes and resources and who may be able to influence the strategic development of the organisation. It also covers encouraging innovation, providing direction, motivating and supporting staff to achieve organisational objectives, implementing change.

You will need to complete three mandatory Units and four optional Units (from a choice of 24) in order to achieve the full qualification

3 Mandatory Units:
B7 Provide leadership for your organisation

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C3 Encourage innovation in your organisation

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F12 Improve organisational performance

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24 Optional Units:
A3 Develop your personal networks

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B2 Map the environment in which your organisation operates

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B3 Develop a strategic business plan for your organisation

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B4 Put the strategic business plan into action

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B8 Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements

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B9 Develop the culture of your organisation

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B10 Manage risk

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B12 Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion in your organisation

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C4 Lead change

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C5 Plan change

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C6 Implement change

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D2 Develop productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders

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D4 Plan the workforce

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D17 Build and sustain collaborative relationships with other organisations

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E3 Obtain additional finance for the organisation

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E4 Promote the use of technology within your organisation

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E7 Ensure an effective organisational approach to health and safety

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E13 Promote knowledge management in your organisation

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E17 Outsource business processes

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F2 Manage a programme of complementary projects

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F9 Build your organisation’s understanding of its market and customers

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F10 Develop a customer focused organisation

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F15 Carry out quality audits

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F16 Manage the development and marketing of products/services in your area of responsibility

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BA5 Develop your organisation’s vision and strategy

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BB2 Develop, maintain and evaluate business continuity plans and arrangements

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CA1 Identify and evaluate opportunities for innovation and improvement

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CA3 Engage people in change

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EA1 Identify and justify requirements for financial resources

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EC2 Manage information, knowledge and communications systems

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FC2 Bid for contracts

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