ILM Level 5 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 5 Diploma for Leaders and Managers is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers. It will develop your skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare you for senior management responsibilities.

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?

This course will allow you to develop your ability to lead motivate and inspire to drive better results. It helps in the use of core management techniques to provide practical leadership and operational skills.

The following modules will be covered:

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

How is it assessed?

You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence for each module.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No previous qualifications are required for this course. However, you will need to be working at an Operational Management level.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £2,570.

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 could choose to progress onto the ILM Level 6 Award in Management, Management related degree courses or higher level strategic management qualifications.

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.