ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This qualification is ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training and are serious about developing their abilities. The level 3 qualification particularly supports practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people though organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

Benefits for individuals 
•    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. 

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

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge/study of leadership & management is required. 

  • Understanding leadership
  • Understand how to establish effective teams
  • Solving problems and making decisions
  • Understanding the communication process in the workplace
  • Understanding change in the workplace
  • Managing equality & diversity in own area

How will I study my course?

  • Online

Six face to face group tutorial days, combined with online study and one to one support available in person, or via email/phone.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Study while you work and gain an industry-recognised qualification to enhance your career prospects.

Featuring six face to face workshop sessions, this qualification is usually completing over a 12 month period. Total study time – around 130 hours.

Note students who have completed the level 3 award in leadership and management will be exempt from two units.

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    September and January


    £1,115.  For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Successful learners can progress to a range of qualifications including: 
    •    ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and/or Mentoring 
    •    ILM Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Facilities Management 
    •    ILM Level 3 Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship 
    •    ILM Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management.

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