ILM Level 5 Apprenticeship VRQ Diploma in Principles of Leadership & Management: 37 Credits minimum (60058572)

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This qualification is designed for new and aspiring middle managers seeking a thorough grounding in their role and responsibilities, plus the opportunity to consolidate and further develop the key skills and knowledge they need at this level.There are five mandatory units which cover the skills and knowledge learners need to be effective at this level, including crucial soft skills, critical thinking abilities, understanding financial concepts, and finding and implementing innovative solutions. The optional units cover a broad range of core and specialist topics. Learners can work with employers or training providers to find the units that best fit individual and organisational requirements. Benefits to the learner:- Enhance core management capabilities, develop knowledge in specialist areas, such as finance and marketing, take responsibility for your own development as a leader. Prove you can make a measurable impact on your organisation through work-place based projects and assessment, benchmark your managerial skills with a nationally recognised qualification. Potential benefits to employers:- Build sustainable management practice that works for the long term, encourage staff to pro-actively manage their career progression. Close skills gaps – the broad range of optional units means you can customise this qualification to fit organisational development needs. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as: ILM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 5 VRQ Diploma in Leadership & Management: 37 Credits minimum (50036233)

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The Level 5 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. 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. Benefits to the learner:- 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. Potential benefits to 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. 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.

ILM Level 5 VRQ Certificate in Leadership & Management: 13 to 36 Credits (60058547)

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The Level 5 Certificate 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. 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. Benefits to the learner:- 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. Potential benefits to 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. 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.

ILM Level 5 VRQ Award in Leadership & Management: 10 Credits (60058407)

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The Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management Skills is designed for new and aspiring middle managers. Learners can consolidate their experience, develop their leadership skills and prepare to take on greater management responsibility. This qualification comprises two mandatory units. ‘Understanding the management role to improve management performance’ covers the learner’s role in helping their organisation achieve its goals. This includes focusing on interpersonal and communication skills, and how to improve their performance as a manager to get better results. ‘Assessing your own leadership capability and performance’ aims to help individuals understand and apply different leadership styles to achieve organisational goals. Benefits to the learner:- Get a thorough grounding in your role and responsibilities, focus on your interpersonal skills – build better relationships, communicate your organisation’s goals and values, lead and motivate people to achieve those goals, assess your performance as a manager and plan to improve it. Potential benefits to employers:-  Middle managers who understand their role and function in your organisation, better alignment with wider organisational strategy, managers who can understand and develop their own leadership styles and behaviours. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as: ILM Level 5 Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 4 VRQ Diploma in Leadership & Management: 37 Credits (6005931X)

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The Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed for new and aspiring middle managers. This qualification helps 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. 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.   Benefits to the learner:- 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, gain accreditation your experience with a nationally recognised qualification. Potential benefits to 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, a flexible choice of units – customise this qualification to close skills gaps in your organisation. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as: ILM Level 4 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM Level 5 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management.