ILM Level 5 Leadership & Management Award, Certificate and Diploma

This qualification is designed for middle managers and new/aspiring senior managers seeking a thorough grounding in their role and responsibilities, plus the opportunity to consolidate and further develop the key skills and knowledge they need at this level.

All classes will be held in the EDAS Learning Centre from 9.30am – 3.30pm

Benefits for individuals

  • Enhance core management capabilities
  • Take responsibility for your own development as a leader
  • Prove you can make a measurable impact on your organisation through work-place based projects
  • Benchmark your managerial skills with a nationally recognised qualification

Benefits for employers

  • Build sustainable management practices that work for the long-term
  • Encourage staff to proactively manage their career progression
  • Close skills gaps – the broad range of optional units means you can customise this qualification to fit organisational development needs.

Membership of The Institute Of Leadership and Management (ILM)

As a student on this programme you will receive free studying membership with the ILM which will give you access to a range of invaluable tools and resources. Studying memberships lasts for the length of your programme or a minimum of six months.

Free resources include:

  • Learning Zone: an online toolkit with access to hundreds of management e-learning materials
  • Resource centre: browse and download thousands of management books and magazines
  • Business book summaries: overviews of more than 700 top business books
  • Edge online: the latest management news and exclusive articles direct to your inbox
  • Networking and events: specialist management events held across the UK and Ireland

What will I learn?

This course is intended for people working within a business environment as reflection and work-based experience is a major part of the lessons and the assessment. There are up to nine units of study which covers the skills and knowledge you need to be effective at this level, including crucial soft skills, critical thinking abilities, and finding and implementing innovative solutions.

All units cover a broad range of core and specialist topics such as:

  • Managing Improvement
  • Motivating People in the Workplace
  • Understanding Governance of Organisations
  • Managing Stress and Conflict in the Workplace
  • Managing Recruitment
  • Becoming an Effective Leader
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Budgetary Planning & Control
  • Managing Recruitment
  • Managing Projects

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be either practising or aspiring middle managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.

How will I be assessed?

There are a number of assignments in the form of management reports, reflective reviews and presentations.

Progression & Career Opportunities

This professionally recognised qualification will provide you with solid leadership and managerial skills, allowing you to contribute to management decisions and confidently lead other staff members.

Course Content and Fees

You can view the full course content and breakdown of fees here.

How to Apply

Apply Online or Download Application Form


For more information

Please contact our training department:

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