Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership

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 sup-port this. The qualification develops the knowledge and skills required to take on higher level responsibilities such as managing business processes, developing and implementing operational plans, planning and implementing organizational change and managing finance.


Who needs this qualification?

The Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership qualification is aimed at those professional middle managers whose roles cross all occupations and sectors of employment.


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 5 Diploma qualification, you must complete 4 mandatory units, amounting to 22 credits, and a choice of optional units, with a total course credit value of 53 credits.

The mandatory units for this qualification are detailed below; further additional optional units are available upon re-quest.

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

 Candidates can choose from a selection of further optional units.

Course details.

This Level 5 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.

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.