Course Information

ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management

Institute of Leadership and Management

Level 5


This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers to develop skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. The qualification is made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas: / Achieving Results; and / Facilitating Innovation and Change; / Managing Yourself and Personal Skills; / Providing Direction; / Using Resources. / Working with Learners; / The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the Learners and the employer with over 50 units available to choose from.


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The benefits for Learners and employers include using core management techniques to drive better results and encouraging strategic thinking to foster business improvement. Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals.

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Course Content

Students will learn how to develop their ability to lead, motivate and inspire. Use core management techniques to drive better results, provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management. Benchmark their managerial capability and raise their professional profile within the organisation.

Assessment Method

Knowledge, understanding and application to industry will be principally assessed through written assignments, presentations and professional discussions. There are no formal examinations.

Progression Opportunities

Learners could progress to the ILM Level 7 Diploma or any other suitable relevant qualification.

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Entry Requirements

Participants will be either practising or aspiring middle managers with experience to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme. Learners with experience in project management will also be considered. An interview is required prior to entry on this programme. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year. Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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