Level 5 Management Diploma


The Datalaw level 5 Operations/Department Management Qualification is a course designed specifically for solicitors who have taken or are about to take SRA Management Stage 1 and 2 and who are currently in a management role or progressing toward a management position.

What do you achieve?

Upon completion of this course, you will be accredited a Level 5 Diploma in Operational Management, equivalent to a foundation degree and you will also be eligible to register as a chartered manager with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

This qualifications contains 24 months access to 7 online courses and knowledge quizzes. Along with 12 months telephone support.

What is included?

  • Level 5 Diploma(Foundation Degree Equivalent)
  • 12 months support
  • Assessment costs included
  • Online course modules for 12 months
  • Eligible to register with CMI

What is the cost?

Just £350 +VAT

The full cost of this qualification is the 5% contribution from your company totalling £350 +VAT. This is more cost effective than purchasing the 12 hours of SRA management stage 1 and 2 which totals £398 +VAT.

Eligibility Quiz

This Qualification is 95% Government Funded

The Level 5 qualification includes the SRA Management Stage 1 & 2 courses and so much more...

How is it funded?

The government has found that by 2024 the UK will need 2 million more qualified managers and as such the ESFA have set aside government funding in the form of the apprenticeship levy to train professionals in work to become qualified managers.

This funding is available to all law firms in England and as a registered provider Datalaw can take advantage of this funding on your firm’s behalf to subsidise the cost of this management qualification.

Register Interest for the next induction date.

What is the process?

After completing this process for all 7 modules you will have completed a full portfolio of management evidence and will have an end-point assessment via a skype call where you will discuss your portfolio of evidence with an external assessor. After successful completion of this stage, you will be issued with a Level 5 Diploma in Departmental Management and will be eligible to register with CMI.

Watch Online Videos

All of our knowledge content is provided via easy to watch online modules, accessible via desktop, tablet or mobile.


Online Knowledge Quizzes

Each module comes with online multiple-choice knowledge quizzes. With instant marking and solutions for all quizzes.

Monthly Call With Trainer

Each month a trainer will call you to record your management experience. During the call, the trainer is building up your management portfolio.

End Point Assessment

Once you have finished your training you will take an end assessment which is an online multiple-choice exam and a skype interview with an assessor.

After completing the first two modules, stages 1 and 2, you will be SRA Management Stage 1 and 2 qualified and will be issued with a Certificate of completion.