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Manager Essentials

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All companies need to develop top quality managers. Often learning comes from managers' experience; however, great training can accelerate this knowledge.

Successful team leaders achieve their objectives by developing and inspiring team members to have confidence in themselves and in each other. The use of interactive and engaging exercises and a variety of practical learning methods will equip you with the skills to help your team members reach their maximum potential.



During the Manager Essentials programme, you will learn:

1. Differences between leadership and management
2. Key issues of leadership
3. Implications of delegating work to others
4. Setting work objectives with team members
5. Promoting quality in the workplace
6. Management and leadership skills
7. How to assess career and personal goals
8. How to improve your own management and leadership performance
9. Your 12-month personal development plan

This course will benefit any team leader, supervisor or manager responsible for leading and motivating others, in particular, newly-appointed team leaders or longer serving managers who have not received formal training. This is geared towards prospective, new and seasoned managers who seek to learn best practices related to general management duties.

After this four-day course, you can identify a managers learning programme which is most beneficial to you.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a BPCA certificate of completion.

Level: Core+
Prerequisites: 16+
Delivery: Classroom only
Duration: 4 day
Additional Study: None
Assessment: Can lead to L3 Certificate in Management (Portfolio)
BPCA Registered CPD points: 28
BASIS Prompt CPD points: 8

After completing the Manager Essentials programme, you may wish to study:


Technical Programmes

Technical Programmes

• Practical Insect Control
• Level 2 in Pest Management - General Pest Control
• Certificated Field Biologist


Plus+ Programmes

Plus+ Programmes

• Level 3 Award in Education and Training
• Customer Service Essentials
• Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work




Classroom Delivery

Classroom programme

This is a four-day, classroom-based course.

9.00 am for coffee, 9.30 am start, 4.30 pm finish.




There is no assessment for this course.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a BPCA certificate of completion. Should you wish to take the Level 3 in Management, you can prepare a portfolio. Please be aware, portfolios may take months to complete.



The course fee includes morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £988 £823 
Non-members £1235 £1029

Please note: accommodation is not included in this course.

Cancellation Terms:

Course cancellations will only be accepted on receipt of written instruction and are effective from the date received by the BPCA.

• More than 15 working days prior to course: No charge
• 15 working days or less: 100% of fee




    For more information contact BPCA: or 01332 225 113