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ILM Qualifications

Achieve your leadership potential and study a 100% online with a globally recognised ILM Leadership & Management qualification from home.

With us, it's easy to fit your online ILM course around your schedule. You're in control of when and where you learn, so it's easy to shape around working full-time, and you'll get one-to-one guidance from your ILM tutor whenever you need it.

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Learn anywhere, anytimeon your mobile, tablet or laptop

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Unlimited 1-to-1 tutor supportonline and by phone

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Shape ILM around your lifeand learn at your own pace

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Interest-free monthly paymentshelp you spread the cost

What will you learn on your ILM Leadership and Management course?

Qualifications from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) are highly valued by employers as they give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to stand out as a leader.

Depending on which course you choose, you could master a wide range of hands-on management skills:

  • Costs and budgets
  • Managing projects
  • Improving performance
  • Developing your team
  • Problem-solving and making decisions
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Leading innovation and change
  • Business improvement techniques

You'll also learn to understand yourself as a leader and develop your own unique leadership style.

ILM Student Reviews

"The ILM tutors are really well-versed in their subject and everyone you speak to is right behind you, interested in your success and cheering you on."

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Judith Martin

"Navigating the online system quickly became second nature, and the course increased my efficiency and decision-making. I now feel ready and excited to take on more responsibility."

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David Nicklin

"ILM has certainly helped me personally and professionally. I loved that it was flexible, so I could complete it in my personal time. I truly enjoyed my learning experience!"

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ILM FAQs

We think our students say it best. They've rated us 4.8/5 from more than 4000 independent Trustpilot reviews, making us the most recommended online ILM centre (as well as the most experienced - we've been in education for 130 years).

We're committed to helping everyone build a career that they're proud of, and a huge part of that involves giving people the freedom to shape ILM around their lives. 

Our courses are perfect for you if you have a full-time job, kids, an irregular working pattern, a busy schedule, or if you simply want to be in control of when and where you learn.

From our self-paced course structure to our extended study periods to our unlimited tutor support, we give you the flexibility you need to achieve your ILM qualification, no matter what life throws at you.

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is one of the largest providers of leadership and management qualifications in the world. 

More than 70,000 people take an ILM qualification each year, and they work with major organisations such as Santander to improve their leadership capabilities.

90% of ILM students say they're able to apply the leadership and management skills they learned to their day-to-day role, and 9 out of 10 recommend ILM.

ILM Level 2 qualifications are designed for current or aspiring team leaders and supervisors. They're perfect if you're just starting out in your management career.

You could study the comprehensive Level 2 Certificate or the shorter Level 2 Award.

ILM Level 3 qualifications are for junior and first-line managers. They're ideal if you have (or will have) management responsibilities but have no formal training.

Choose between the wide-ranging Level 3 Certificate or the bite-sized Level 3 Award.

ILM Level 5 qualifications are designed for middle managers and department heads. They're set at undergraduate level and will develop and extend your existing leadership skills.

Study three units on the Level 5 Certificate, or two on the Level 5 Award.

Certificate and Award indicate the length and scope of your ILM qualification. An ILM Certificate covers a variety of modules, while an ILM Award covers a smaller number of topics.

Ready to learn more or have questions about online ILM qualifications? Contact us by email, online chat or phone. 

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