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  • Qualification

    Dip HE - Diploma of Higher Education

  • Location

    South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Graduate Development Programme (GDP) provides an opportunity to gain a Professional Qualification and enhanced leadership skills to further your career prospects. Completion of a CMI L5 Certificate in Leadership and Management is integrated across this 24 week programme where professional mentoring is provided.

Talent development is a critical part of successful economic growth. Whether you are a new or existing employee or perhaps seeking employment, the Graduate Development Programme (GDP) will enhance your existing skills by guiding you through a business improvement project to completion. Through virtual and face to face sessions you will develop your professional leadership and management techniques, supporting you into your first leadership position. Throughout your journey you will be mentored by a business professional, and on completion you will be awarded a CMI L5 in Management and Leadership certificate through the Chartered Management Institute.

How will it make me more employable?

Professional work experience will build your industry knowledge, expertise and confidence. Having a professional qualification will also increase your opportunities and add to your CV. Peer networking and exposure to a number of companies will raise your profile.

After graduate employment, 97% of previous candidates have secured graduate positions as a direct result of participating on the programme and 100% of past participants would recommend the programme to other graduates.

The CMI Certificate will enable you to strengthen and develop your knowledge of middle management by focusing on personal development and undertaking a management project with tangible outcomes for the employer.

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSE English Grade C; Successful completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language; Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2); ESOL Level 2 .


University information

South Eastern Regional College

  • Campus address

    South Eastern Regional College, Lisburn Campus, 39 Castle Street, Lisburn, Antrim, BT27 4SU, Northern Ireland

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