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ILM Level 4 Qualifications in Leadership and Management

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed for new and aspiring middle managers. These qualifications help learners to really get to grips with their role, gain comprehensive business knowledge, and develop the technical skills they need to lead effectively at this level.

Benefits for individuals

  • Consolidate your management skills and experience
  • Build knowledge of specialist business areas such as finance and marketing
  • Develop the capabilities and personal awareness you need to be a leader
  • Accredit your experience with a nationally recognised qualification

Benefits for employers

  • Middle managers with an advanced understanding of their role and function in your organisation
  • Managers who can assess and improve their own leadership styles and behaviours
  • Flexible choice of units – customise this qualification to close skills gaps in your organisation

Each unit in this qualification focuses on a specific set of skills and knowledge in six broad areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources. Employers can work with employees to find the units that best fit individual and organisational requirements.


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Progression

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as:

  • ILM Level 4 Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 5 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management

Qualification Overview

Qualification title and number Credit value Structure
Level 4 Award in
Leadership and Management
Minimum 5 credits
Maximum 12 credits
▶ Two hours induction
▶ At least two hours tutorial support
▶ All units must be taken from Group 1*
▶ Minimum of two units from Group 1, which contains Level 4 units*
Level 4 Certificate in
Leadership and Management
Minimum 13 credits
Maximum 36 credits
▶ Two hour induction
▶ At least two hours tutorial support
▶ Choice of units from Groups 1 and 2, where Group 1 contains Level 4 units and Group 2 contains units at Levels 3 and 5*
▶ Maximum of 6 credits from Group 2
Level 4 Diploma
in Leadership and Management
Minimum 37 credits ▶ Three hour induction
▶ At least four hours tutorial support
▶ Choice of optional units from Groups 1 and 2, where Group 1 contains Level 4 units and Group 2 contains units at Levels 3 and 5* from Groups 1 and 2, where Group 1 contains Level 3 units
▶ Maximum of 18 credits from Group 2

*Refer to the 'Q' card for unit details

To download the ILM 'Q Card' click here
To download the full ILM specification for this qualification (8605-00) click here


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