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Recognition for your training

ILM is Europe’s premier organisation in leadership and management development. ILM recognition is the benchmark for high-quality, bespoke in-house management and leadership training.

What is ILM Recognition?

Enhance the profile and status of your organisation's in-house training programmes through Recognition from ILM, the UK's leading provider of leadership, coaching and management qualifications and training. ILM monitor the overall quality and endorse your in-house management training programmes, while your organisation retains the freedom to tailor the length, content and delivery of your programmes.

  • Benchmark and quality-assure your training
  • Increase the profile and status of your development work
  • Validate your investment
  • Enhance learner and staff engagement through free membership and digital resources

Read our step by step guide to ILM Recognition.

Apply: Guidelines (pdf) | Application form 1 (pdf) | Application form 2 (pdf)

How does ILM Recognition work?

Your management and leadership training programmes can gain ILM Recognition in two ways:

  1. Development – annual review of your processes for programmes without assessment.
  2. Endorsed – ongoing ILM quality-assurance for programmes with assessment.

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What does ILM Recognition include?

  • ILM Recognised provider status.
  • Use of the ILM Endorsed or Development logos on your training and publicity materials and programme certification.
  • All learners get an Endorsed or Development certificate on completion of their course.
  • Free studying membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management for learners during their programme.
  • Free tutor membership when delivering ILM Recognised.
  • Ongoing expert support and guidance from your local ILM Business Development Manager and dedicated Customer Service team.
  • Access to delivery and assessment guides, eWorkbooks, videos and training resources.

Offer and assess ILM qualifications

If you'd like to customise and deliver ILM qualifications from our extensive leadership, management, coaching and mentoring portfolio you can become an Approved ILM centre.

Become an ILM Approved Centre


Next steps

Contact us today discuss how you could become an ILM recognised provider.

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Become an ILM centre

Boost your centre profile and start delivering ILM training programmes from our extensive leadership and management qualifications portfolio.

Become an ILM Approved centre

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