Astranti CMI Level 3 Courses 

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Leading and managing a team for the first time can be very daunting! It’s a completely new skill set and one full of variables.

So if you are a first-time manager, then our CMI level 3 courses are for you. You’ll learn all the fundamental skills you need to get started on your management career, including:

  • Leading effectively
  • Managing projects to completion
  • Dealing with conflict
  • How to guide staff through periods of change
  • Driving performance and turning your team into star performers
  • Thinking and acting like a leader
  • And so much more…
CMI Level 3 Course

What you’ll get out of joining

A course focused on you

  • Tutor support – guiding you through both the content and your assignments
  • Focuses on the skills that you need to advance your career
  • Flexible and on-demand – works around your life and schedule
  • Access to our exclusive online community – connect to your tutor and other students
  • Future proof your career – learning skills a computer can’t replicate

Essential management skills

  • Build and empower stronger teams
  • Learn the skills needed to drive your own and your team’s performance
  • Improve your communication and become a more respected manager
  • Think more strategically and lead your organisation’s growth

A respected qualification

  • Join the CMI community of over 143,000 members
  • 88% of CMI members said it increased their confidence as a leader
  • £13,000 pay rise on average when qualified as a chartered manager
  • 76% of members say that Chartered Manager status provides the “ultimate competitive advantage”
  • Learn more about CMI

Course details

At Astranti, we have over 20 years of experience in professional education. 

Our approach has always been to make our content as easy to understand and use as possible whilst providing unrivalled customer service and learner support.

On our course, you will find:

Online study resources accessible anywhere, anytime – work around your schedule with 24/7 access to all content.

Unrivalled customer support – got a question about the course or CMI? Our team will be happy to help!


An explanation of all the key topics that you need to be aware of, helping you complete your assignments efficiently.

Unlimited tutor support for any theory or assignment-specific question.

Hundreds of hours of on-demand content through management direct, which you’ll keep for life.


Free access to the assignment technique course – to help you complete your assignments as easily and effectively as possible. Watch our sample here:

This is what your typical module completion plan will look like:

Pick your modules

CMI offers three different level 3 qualifications! The Award, Certificate and Diploma. Each requires a different level of study time and is worth a different number of credits.

You’ll need to select your units based on the minimum number of credits required for your chosen qualification.

In order to achieve your foundation chartered manager status, you’ll need to complete the CMI level 3 diploma.

Explore our units below and use our credits calculator to see the total credits from your chosen units.

Award Certificate Diploma
4 credits 13 credits 37 credits
40 hours 130 hours 370 hours
1 to 3 months 3 to 6 months 6 to 12 months

301 - Principles of Management and Leadership

Being equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to manage and lead effectively is essential if an individual and their organisation are to succeed. This unit has been designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness.

7 Credits


Total Time - 70 Hours

302 - Managing a Team to Achieve Results

The ability to manage teams, which are able to communicate effectively and overcome barriers to achievement, is a critical skill for any manager. High performing cohesive teams are created in an environment where there is a collective understanding of values, goals and objectives.

6 Credits


Total Time - 60 Hours

305 - Building Stakeholder Relationships

Developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders is an essential management skill. Stakeholders can have a positive or negative impact on the success of an organisation. The aim of this unit is to equip managers to identify and understand stakeholders’ needs.

4 Credits


Total Time - 40 Hours

306 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Working Practices

Treating colleagues, customers and stakeholders with dignity and respect enables relationships to develop and thrive. This unit focuses on how to develop inclusive working practices in line with organisational and legal frameworks.

6 Credits


Total Time - 60 Hours

307 - Developing the Knowledge and Abilities of Teams

A skilled and adaptable workforce is a collective group of people equipped with the knowledge skills and abilities to achieve and exceed objectives. This unit aims to support managers to identify and select development opportunities for team members.

4 Credits


Total Time - 40 Hours

309 - Responding to Conflict in the Workplace

The ability to respond effectively to conflict is a fundamental skill for all managers. This unit aims to support managers to understand the types and causes of conflict and how to identify strategies to respond to conflict situations

3 Credits


Total Time - 30 Hours

310 - Supporting Teams and Individuals Through Change

Managers are constantly asked to implement change to respond to commercial pressures, legal organisational requirements, efficiencies or improvements. The aim of this unit is to enable managers to lead people positively through change.

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

311 - Contributing to the Delivery of a Project

Whilst the scale, significance and complexity of a project will vary, the principles of carrying out a project will ultimately be the same. This unit aims to equip managers with the knowledge, tools, and techniques for managing and monitoring projects.

6 Credits


Total Time - 60 Hours

312 - Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results

Working efficiently is essential if a business is to remain competitive. A well-structured workload is key to individual and team success. The aims of the unit are to equip managers with the knowledge to identify priorities and set objectives.

4 Credits


Total Time - 40 Hours

314 - Managing Budgets and Resources

Budgets and resources are crucial to the functioning of any organisation. Organisations need to plan and manage money and resources to remain operational. The aim of this unit is to equip managers with the knowledge that they need to manage budgets and other resources.

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

Our double guarantee

Our CMI level 3 course comes with a double guarantee!

1. Money back guarantee

To make sure that you are completely satisfied with our course materials and support, we have a 14-day full money-back guarantee. If you’re not happy with the course for any reason we will refund your fees. Our aim is to ensure you try our course safe in the knowledge that it won’t cost you a penny if they’re not right for you.

2. Pass guarantee

This offers you a safety net if you fail any of your assignments. Hopefully, this won’t be the case but sometimes things can go wrong! As long as you have demonstrated that you’ve completed the course in line with our pass guarantee requirements, you will be able to continue until you pass at no extra cost.

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What our satisfied students say…

Please see our testimonials page for more reviews. Here are a few examples:

“Astranti study materials are well detailed and easy to understand. 
Thank you so much Astranti for making such detailed and informed materials available.”

Obloma Flo


“Top quality!

Astranti offers good quality materials which are really helpful. Atmosphere and communication also are very good and definitely not an old-school approach. Big thanks.”



“Astranti has been very useful for me as I’m dyslexic. So having the ability to watch/listen to the tutorials has been very beneficial as it allows me to have a visual and aural representation of the material”

Joshua P


Choose your course

Every student is different which is why we offer course pathways to best suit your study needs. Take the full diploma to earn your chartered foundation manager accreditation, or test the water with an award.

You can pay upfront or split the cost with our instalment option, simply pay the CMI registration today and the rest can be paid over five or ten months. Once you have purchased your course we’ll contact you and set up access to your chosen modules.

CMI Level 3 Award


course fee

CMI registration fee: £100
CMI assessment fee: £50

Total to pay: £310

CMI Level 3 Certificate


course fee

CMI registration fee: £137
CMI assessment fees: £100

Total to pay: £787

CMI Level 3 Certificate - Spread the cost

£130 /month

course fee
(including CMI assessment fees)

CMI registration fee: £137

Total to pay: £137 (today) + 5x £130

CMI Level 3 Diploma


course fee

CMI registration fee: £189
CMI assessment fees: £300

Total to pay: £1889

CMI Level 3 Diploma - Spread the cost

£170 /month

course fee
(including CMI assessment fees)

CMI registration fees: £189

Total to pay: £189 (today) + 10x £170

Note: CMI registration is valid for 12 months, as typically this is the maximum time it takes to complete a CMI qualification.
However, if you are unable to complete your qualification within a year, you will be required to pay any further annual registration fees.


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Explore our studyHUB and get a feel for whether our Award, Certificate or Diploma courses could be right for you!

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