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ILM Level 7 Diploma for Senior Leaders

NEW!! ILM management VRQ part of City and Guilds group 8431-31/33/63

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Our most highly rated online management diploma. The ILM Level 7 Diploma for senior leaders is a directors management course aimed at business leaders. 

Studying this course with SVT Ltd will provide the candidate with a host of benefits. SVT Ltd understands the importance of flexibility in gaining workplace qualifications. With highly experienced tutors and an innovative online learning portal, our candidates can complete their course at a pace that suits their workload.

Diploma Course Structure

This Level 7 management course is a VRQ and as such requires that the candidate provides a written account of their work and responsibilities and provide documentary evidence to support this.

To gain this VRQ Level 7 Management Diploma qualification you must study a total guided learning hours time of 1,001 hours. 

The Level 7 Diploma for Senior Leaders may give credit towards an MBA (Master of Business Administration Degree) at the discretion of the awarding University.

ILM Management Level 7

Mandatory Diploma Units

ILM Level 7 Diploma Mandatory course units

  • 8431-700
  • Building a High-Performance Team 
  • 8431-701
  • Strategic Leadership
  • 8431-702
  • Strategic Change Management
  • 8431-703
  • Organisational Values & the Strategic Context
  • 8431-704
  • Strategic Influencing & Negotiating
  • 8431-705
  • Strategic Data Analysis
  • 8431-706
  • Strategic Workforce & Logistics Planning

Access and Support

Full Access for 18 months with superb uncapped support. 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements but candidates need to be experienced senior leaders of a team, managing director or business owner. 

A personal skill scan conducted by our assessment team will ensure that your current job role lends itself to the demands of the National Standards at the preferred level.



This Level 7 Management VRQ Diploma is competence-based. This means that it is linked to a person’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work.

Assessment is by the production of a professional portfolio which comprises a number of ILM approved units. These are matched to the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and are greatly simplified by our online e-learning platform. The candidate submits these electronically to their designated Assessor/Tutor for assessment and subsequent feedback.


The cost of the course is £1695.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get 10% off. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Payment plans are available with no credit checks and no interest.  

Memberships (upon application)

Upon being registered with ILM for the Level 7 Diploma candidates have free membership to ILM for the duration of their study, which includes access to various online resources to assist with their studies.

On successful completion of the diploma, candidates are encouraged to join ILM and upgrade their membership.

Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

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