ILM Level 3 Diploma For Managers

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) are the leading provider of leadership and management qualifications in the UK and across Europe, a global leader in skills development.

The ILM Level 3 Diploma in Management is ideal for individuals looking to take their first step into line management and for those who already have some management responsibilities. This combined knowledge and competency based qualification will build and develop new skills to enhance your management career.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has various start dates throughout the academic year allowing you to join the course at the beginning of each module.

Completion of this course will take between 12 to 18 months. You will study within your workplace.

What will I study?

The course will allow you to develop a range of essential management skills applied and refined in the working environment. It will help you build the leadership capability to motivate teams and influence with confidence. You will gain knowledge of key management and leadership theory to underpin and support growth and performance.

The following modules will be covered:

  • Leading People
  • Managing People
  • Building relationships
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Self-Awareness
  • Management of self
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

How is it assessed?

You will complete two on-screen assessments for Leading and Managing People and Communication and Building Relationships modules. For the remaining modules, you will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No previous qualifications are required for this course.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £1,967.

There are a number of flexible payment options available including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment. Alternatively, your employer may be willing to fund your course and we can invoice them directly.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you are able to progress onto the ILM Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Why study Management with us?

Professional Recognition

Gain recognition for enhancing your knowledge, understanding and practice of management.


We offer progression routes from levels 3 through to 7.


For the duration of your study you will have access to all key CMI membership services.


We offer flexible study to work around your current commitments.


You will be taught by industry professional tutors.


There is opportunity to network and learn from peers across several industries.