ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management

From: £2,595.00

(ex VAT)


Gain an ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management within 18-24 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?

The programme is aimed at practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

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 18-24 months, but learners have up to 3 years. The minimum number of guided learning hours is 141.

About the qualification & ILM units

Delegates who successfully complete the below courses will receive an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership & Management. Our programme maps to the following ILM Units:

Course: Effective Leadership

ILM Unit: 8607-522 (Becoming an Effective Leader)

Credits: 2.5 (Part A)

Course: Emotional Intelligence

ILM Unit: 8607-522 (Becoming an Effective Leader)

Credits: 2.5 (Part B)

Course: Leading Teams

ILM Unit: 8607-519 (Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives)

Credits: 4 (Part B)

Course: Performance Management

ILM Unit: 8607-519 (Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives)

Credits: 4 (Part B)

Course: Strategy & Innovation

ILM Unit: 8607-504 (Leading Innovation and Change)

Credits: 2.5 (Part A)

Course: Leading & Managing Change

ILM Unit: 8607-504 (Leading Innovation and Change)

Credits: 2.5 (Part B)

Course: Professional Development

ILM Unit: 8607-409 (Managing Personal Development)

Credits: 15

Course: Project Management

ILM Unit: 8607-511 (Managing Projects in the Organisation)

Credits: 4

Course: Organisational Environment

ILM Unit: 8607-418 (Understanding the Organisational Environment)

Credits: 5


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