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Level 5 Leadership and Management

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Technical knowledge, strategic insight and practical expertise

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers.  Develop your skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.
Results for you

• Use core management techniques to drive better results
• Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
• Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
• Benchmark your managerial skills
• Raise your profile in your organisation
Impact for your employer
• Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement
• Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable
   benefits to career-minded professionals
• Customise this qualification to your development needs

Focus on the skills you need

This qualification is available as a concise Award, a broader Certificate or a very comprehensive Diploma. Each unit in this qualification focuses on a specific set of skills and knowledge, in six broad areas:
• Working with people – a range of units including how to deal effectively with stress and conflict, manage remote workers,
   build excellent customer relations
• Managing yourself and personal skills – including units that focus on assessing your own leadership performance,
   and developing critical thinking
• Providing direction – such as leading teams to achieve organisational goals and objectives, and making strong and
   informed management decisions
• Facilitating innovation and change – for example, build a culture of continued improvement, and lead people through change
• Achieving results – such as managing for efficiency and effectiveness, and managing projects that get results
• Using resources – including managing facilities and managing information

Work with your employer or training provider to find the units that best fit your individual and organisational requirements.

Full qualification details

Award

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

6 - 12
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 2 groups. At least 1 hour of induction and at least 3 hours of tutorial support are required. There are no mandatory units and a wide range of optional units. Learners must attain a minimum of 6 credits and no more than 12 credits to achieve this qualification.
Certificate

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

13 - 36
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 2 groups. At least 2 hours of induction and at least 7 hours of tutorial support are required. There are no mandatory units and a wide range of optional units. Learners must attain a minimum of 13 credits and no more than 36 credits to achieve this qualification.
Diploma

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

37 -
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 2 groups. At least 2 hours of induction and at least 7 hours of tutorial support are required. There are no mandatory units and a wide range of optional units. Learners must attain a minimum of 37 credits and to achieve this qualification.

Information for ILM centres

Our qualification specification builder allows you to select the units you want to deliver, or consider delivering, as part of your chosen qualification.  The allowed combination of units is governed for each qualification by the ‘rules of combination’. The qualification specification builder does NOT verify whether your selection of units meets these rules.

When you click through to the qualification specification builder you will see the rules displayed at the top of the page, to guide your selection.  If you have any questions about the validity of the unit combination you would like to use please contact ILM Customer Services or your EV prior to starting the programme.

 
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