ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management


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ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management

The ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management qualification has been designed for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities. They particularly support practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures. They provide a solid foundation for their role of leader/manager in a business or organisation.

The courses are delivered through a combination of online and work-based learning to develop a range of leadership and management skills, both formally and through work-based learning. Programmes are split into modules, each with a blend of online learning and practical activities. Students submit an assignment for each module, from which they receive regular feedback, and these also form the basis of their assessment. In addition, each student is fully supported (by Zoom) with their own dedicated management development tutor coach.

When Can I Start?

In order to increase access and flexibility of entry onto our ILM qualifications we have no set enrolment dates, you can start your studies at any time, once registered you will have access to all the online study content, your personal tutor is assigned.

The Award

The Award is a concise qualification consisting of two units, ‘Understanding leadership’ and ‘Solving problems and making decisions.

Participants explore the nature of the skills required to be an effective leader and evaluate their own leadership ability. This provides a solid foundation for personal development and provides valuable insights into the skills required to manage a variety of situations.

Qualification Units: 

Understanding Leadership: – This unit explores the various leadership styles and helps aspiring managers and leaders develop a deeper understanding of key leadership qualities and enable them to review their own leadership qualities and management growth potential.

Solving Problems and Making Decisions: – This unit requires the learner to identify and understand how to describe a problem, its nature, scope and impact on the team/organisation.  Then, explore options to gather and interpret information to solve the problem

Additionally, learners will look at how to evaluate options to make a decision, then how to plan, monitor and review the implementation and communication of decisions made.

Study Method:

On-line delivery with tutor coach support


Two Assignments

Entry Requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be either practising or aspiring team leaders with management responsibilities who are serious about developing their abilities

What benefits might I expect from the programme?

For you

  • Gain a range of key management skills and put them into practice in your own role
  • Build your leadership capabilities – motivate and engage teams, manage relationships confidently
  • Develop your leadership and management skills using your own knowledge, values and motivations

For your organisation

  • Effective and confident first-line managers
  • Better relationships and communication in teams
  • Proven skills – to get this qualification, managers will need to show that they can transfer their new skills to their organisation
  • Managers with the tools to develop their own skills and abilities

For stakeholders

  • Achievement of their aims
  • Progression towards their visions
  • Accredited Prior Learning

This programme offers participants the opportunity to gain recognition, and build on their management and leadership skills and confidence.

Study Method: On-line delivery with tutor coach support. Once you have registered for the course you will revive your log in details and your management coach tutor details.