ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership & Management


(ex VAT)


Gain an ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management within 12 months by completing the following courses:


– Leading People (inc. Leadership & Coaching/Mentoring)

– Self-Awareness & Management (inc. Emotional Intelligence & Personal Development)

– Managing People (inc. Teams & Performance Management)

– Operational Management (inc. Strategy/Innovation & Leading/Managing Change)

– Project Management

– Building Relationships & Communication


Our base price (”Bronze Package”) includes everything you need to secure the qualification online with tutor support via email. You can top-up your qualification to a Silver (extended support and insights) or Gold Package (performance coaching). If you would like face-to-face support for a particular course, 1:1 performance coaching can be purchased separately from the above link(s).


Please select a programme start date below (new in-take every Tuesday), and we will then be in touch to book your induction session and get you started.

Top-up packages

Upgrade your programme with the below optional extras.


Further Details

Who is this programme aimed at?

This programme is aimed at new or aspiring managers looking to develop their leadership and management skills. Delegates will usually be newly responsible for managing people or looking to progress into a role where this is required.

What is included?

Induction & tuition support

Programme guide

Access to the Leadership Hub for online learning

Up to 24 months of support

ILM student membership and benefits, such as access to the ILM Learning Zone and Edge magazine.

1:1 performance coaching and other packages can be purchased separately


This programme is delivered online via our Leadership Hub, and you have the option to add 1:1 performance coaching and extended support for a blended approach to learning. You will also have a personal tutor for support, and receive a comprehensive induction to the programme.

We run bespoke face-to-face days for Cohorts of 12 or more.

Programme duration & guided learning hours

The qualification is normally completed within 12 months, but learners have up to 3 years. The minimum number of guided learning hours is 172.

About the qualification & ILM units

Delegates who successfully complete the below courses will receive an ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership & Management. Our programme maps to the following ILM Units:

Course: Effective Leadership

ILM Units: 8600-308 (Understanding Leadership), 8600-218 (Leading Your Work Team) & 8600-342 (Developing Own Leadership Capability Using Action Learning)

Credits: 14

Course: Emotional Intelligence & Personal Effectiveness

ILM Units: 8600-311 (Developing Yourself and Others), 8600-312 (Understanding Conflict Management in the Workplace), 8600-334 (Understanding and Developing Relationships in the Workplace), 8600-326 (Understanding the Communication Process in the Workplace) & 8600-313 (Understanding Stress Management in the Workplace)

Credits: 8

Course: Leading Teams

ILM Unit: 8600-309 (Understand How to Establish an Effective Team)

Credits: 1

Course: Performance Management

ILM Units: 8600-323 (Understanding Performance Management) & 8600-310 (Understanding How to Motivate to Improve Performance)

Credits: 2

Course: Strategy & Innovation

ILM Unit: 8600-303 (Planning and Allocating Work)

Credits: 2

Course: Leading & Managing Change

ILM Unit: 8600-302 (Planning Change in the Workplace)

Credits: 2

Course: Coaching & Mentoring

ILM Units: 8600-339 (Understanding Good Practice in Workplace Coaching) & 8600-340 (Understanding Good Practice in Workplace Mentoring)

Credits: 6


To gain the qualification delegates must complete 14 assignments, each approximately 1,500 words each. Assignments are a really important part of the programme as they encourage deeper reflection and research.