Fundamental Leadership Programme

Are you an existing or aspiring first-line manager within North Lanarkshire Council looking for the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills?

If yes, the Fundamental Leadership programme is for you!

This programme is a fantastic development opportunity for you to enhance your personal effectiveness, build confidence in your role and gain an industry recognised management qualification.

What’s involved in the programme?

Fundamental Leadership consists of six modules, spread over eight days over a six month period and includes of mixture of:

  • E-learning
  • Videos
  • Case study’s
  • Scenarios
  • Presentations
  • Reflective practice

What qualifications are on offer?

Fundamental Leadership has three optional associated qualifications:

CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management & Leadership
(SCQF Level 5)
CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Management & Leadership
(SCQF Level 5)
SVQ Level 3 in Management
(SCQF Level 7)

Cost of Qualifications

£145£230£600
100% funded by TOD100% funded by TOD50% funded by TOD

The remaining 50% cost for the SVQ qualification will be charged to your department and a budget code will need to be supplied.

The expected duration of the qualification is 3-6 months for the CMI Award/Certificate and 12 months for the SVQ.

When is the programme running?

The next programme will run over the following dates:

  • Introduction & Module 1 – Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th May 2020
  • Module 2 – Monday 22nd June 2020
  • Module 3 – Tuesday 23rd June 2020
  • Module 4 – Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th August 2020
  • Module 5 – Thursday 8th October 2020
  • Module 6 – Friday 9th October 2020

Participants are expected to attend all dates. The modules will run 9.30am – 4.30pm.

How do I request a place?

You can request a place on this course using mySelf.

On the homepage click on “Career & Development” tab and then Search for Fundamental Leadership in the search bar.

You must have your manager’s authorisation before signing up.

Please note – There is a waiting list for Fundamental Leadership. Once you are allocated a place, you will receive joining instructions confirming your place.


For more information on this programme, please contact TOD@northlan.gov.uk.