Course Information

IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management

Institute of the Motor Industry

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Day: Wednesday
Time: 18:00–22:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: £390.00
Places Available: 16
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The purpose and aim of this Level 5 IMI Award Automotive Management qualification (Vocationally Related Qualification) is to offer learners working in the automotive industry the opportunity to develop, enhance and demonstrate their knowledge of management and to give them the opportunity to progress to senior levels of management.

Course Content

The management role covers a broad range of work activities in a variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine. Managers, at this level, play an integral role in supporting organisational objectives through a range of functions, including: Leadership; Business Planning; Project Management; Business Finance; Marketing; Supporting and Developing Staff; Managing Business Compliance; and Managing Customer Service. The qualification assignments are specifically contextualised for the automotive environment. This contextualisation aids the learners' ability to retain information and apply their knowledge effectively. The qualification also provides a broad overview of the workplace, especially in areas such as organisational structures.

Assessment Method

This qualification has rigorous written assignments and online tests to ensure critical aspects of the learner’s knowledge and skills are addressed. Assignments are specifically contextualised for the automotive environment.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification provides Learners with the knowledge and understanding to progress to higher levels of management within the motor vehicle industry. Learners may also progress to a Foundation Degree or Honours Degree in Management.

Entry Requirements

Learners should, ideally, be working in a middle manager's role, however, learner entry will be assessed on a Learners basis. Although not mandatory, it is highly recommended that learners will have three GCSEs A*-C, in Maths, English and a Science based subject. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.