Level 4 Diploma in Management

Course Overview

This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) and as such requires that the candidate provides a written account of their work and responsibilities and provide documentary evidence to support this. The qualification develops the knowledge and skills required to take on higher level responsibilities such as planning and implementing change.


Who needs this qualification?

The ILM Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management is ideal for managers moving into a middle management position, who still retain responsibility for operational processes but are more removed from day to day line management duties.


Why is this training important?

The future of any organisation is too important to leave to chance. Effective management, strong leadership and exceptional client care are the cornerstones that underpin the competitive differentials of many successful organisations.


Mandatory units:

To gain this Level 4 Diploma qualification, you must complete 4 mandatory units amounting to 17 credits, and a choice of optional units, with a total course credit value of 53 credits. The mandatory units are detailed below; further additional optional units are available upon request.

  • Manage Personal and Professional Development
  • Provide Leadership and Management
  • Develop and Implement an Operational Plan
  • Develop Working Relationships with Stakeholders

Candidates can choose from a selection of further optional units.


Course details.

This Level 4 Diploma qualification is competence-based. This means that it is linked to a person’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work. Assessment is by production of a professional portfolio which comprises of a number of ILM approved units. The candidate submits these electronically to their designated Assessor for assessment and subsequent feedback.

There are no formal requirements but candidates need to be an experienced, practicing middle manager who is able to demonstrate both theoretical and practical competence in the workplace to a national standard in key areas.

Candidate of this course will qualify for free ILM Membership for the duration of their studies.