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.

ILM Level 4 VRQ Certificate in Leadership & Management: 15 to 36 Credits (60059321)

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The Level 4 Certificate 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. 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, accredit 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 and 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 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM Level 5 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 3 Certificate in Management of Volunteers: 15 to 18 Credits (60018434)

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The Certificate in Management of Volunteers is ideal for individuals seeking to prepare for their first management role in the third sector, or practising managers who want to improve their performance. Learners will gain a solid foundation in the specific set of skills they need to supervise, support, organise and motivate a team of volunteers. The units in these qualifications cover a wide range of skills and knowledge. This includes a choice of optional units that focus on management issues specific to volunteers, working with people, including building relationships, managing performance, fundamental competencies and getting results.   Benefits to the learner:- Supervise, support and motivate volunteer workers, manage people with confidence, communicate well, build better relationships, learn a portfolio of practical management tools, techniques and skills, gain a nationally recognised qualification. Potential benefits to employers:- Well-run, productive and motivated teams of volunteers, increased engagement with your organisation’s goals, a wide range of optional units – customise this qualification to suit organisational needs and workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job. Learner progression:- Successful completion of this qualification can lead to a range of progression options including the following: Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management. Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 3 Combined NVQ/VRQ Diploma in Management: 55 Credits (60132401)

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The ILM Level 3 Diploma in Management (Combined Qualification) 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 their management career. The qualification also forms part of the ILM Level 3 Management Apprenticeship.   Benefits to the learner:-
  • Develop your portfolio of essential management skills
  • Take charge of your personal and professional development
  • Get an in-depth understanding of what is expected of a manager
  • Manage your team effectively
  • Get a recognised qualification for your personal development.
Potential benefits to employers:-
  • First-line managers with proven competence in the role
  • A broad selection of optional units to tailor the qualification to suit your organisations’ learning and development needs
  • Promote a culture of organisational learning and development.
Focus on the skills you need Learners take five mandatory units in this qualification. The first unit looks at personal and professional development, helping the learner to identify their own development needs and plan how to fulfil them. The second unit develops practical team management skills. And the three remaining units of this section delve into the theory behind people management, leadership and business. Learners can then work with their employer and training provider to find the best-fit from the other units offered in the qualification.