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ILM Level 5 Diploma in Management

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  • Duration of course 1 year
  • Course type NVQ
  • This course is suitable for Adults

* Programmes are tailored to individual customer needs, discounts are possible for group training.

Will the course give me what I want?

The ILM Level 5 S/NVQ in Management has been specially designed for middle managers with responsibility for substantial programmes and resources. It develops skills in strategic planning, strategic change and business process design alongside core leadership and management abilities such as inspiring colleagues and delivering results. Learners take four mandatory units, two units build strategic planning and change knowledge skills, the third unit examines development and evaluation, the fourth unit develops core skills.

Mandatory Units

  • Contribute to the Development of a Strategic Plan - 5 Credits
  • Design Business Processes - 5 Credits
  • Manage Strategic Change - 7 Credits
  • Provide Leadership and Management - 5 Credits

Optional Units (selection)

  • Manage Strategic Marketing Activities Credits - 7 Credits
  • Manage a Project Credits - 7 Credits
  • Manage Health and Safety in Own Area of Responsibility Credits - 5 Credits​

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Progression to Masters Level is encouraged.

How will I learn?

The NVQ Centre is flexible in its approach to delivering training programmes. The sessions can be delivered in your company, or at an alternative venue.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is holistically assessed which means that the optional units chosen by the candidate will be assessed alongside the mandatory units. In practical terms this means that when planning and carrying out assessments the assessor will ensure that as many units as possible will be covered. Candidates are supported with regular meetings and blended learning.

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Expected prior knowledge


English level


Mathematics level


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