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Gain nationally recognised qualifications from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) on Prospect Award programmes 

Many organisations, groups, and business want and need management and leadership qualifications.  ILM is the choice for the majority of people in the UK wanting management and leadership qualifications, and they have the largest offering of regulated national qualifications.  

What’s different about ours?  We focus on Community, Learning and Governance and aim our Management and Leadership programmes in that direction.  

We can offer access to over 100 Units at Level 4, 50 at Level 5 and much more at Level 2 and 3.

ILM Qualifications focus on the real-world challenges that you face, in your groups, communities, and organisations.  We don’t just focus on the theory we focus on helping you to apply what you or your organisation needs to learn to make a beneficial difference in what you do, wherever you are, whether your role is paid or voluntary, leading a team or leading a community group or a business.

Learning Through Work

ILM recognises that everyone has a range of different experiences, skills and roles so it’s your insight from these that will be assessed rather than academic knowledge alone.

Assessments focus on learning from work-based situations. Learners find that this is a highly valuable because it provides a deeper understanding and practical application of learning during their programme and beyond. 

Key Facts

  1. More people choose ILM leadership and management qualifications than any other UK awarding body
  2. It offers internationally recognised qualifications matched to local frameworks
  3. Over 750,000 people have taken ILM qualifications in the past 10 years
  4. Employers say 93% of managers perform better after an ILM qualification
  5. Students are given free ILM membership and access to resources
  6. Prospect Awards CIC is an approved ILM Centre
  7. prospect awards CIC can customise an ILM award to suit your needs
  8. prospect awards cic can build a programme around a range of ILM units

Level 4 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 learners to find the units that best-fit individual and organisational requirements.

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.

Level 5 in Leadership and Management

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

Benefits for individuals
  • Use core management techniques to drive better results
  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
  • Benchmark your managerial skills
  • Raise your profile in your organisation.
Benefits for employers
  • Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management to foster business improvement
  • Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals
  • Customise this qualification to your development needs.

The qualifications are made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources. The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer.

Progression

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications including:

  • ILM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management

Want to know more?  contact us via our HelpDesk and we will start our Leadership and Management journey together

 

Level 3 in Leadership and Management

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 3 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 learners to find the units that best-fit individual and organisational requirements.

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.

 

Want to know more?  contact us via our HelpDesk and we will start our Leadership and Management journey together