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ILM Level 3 Diploma in Management

ILM management RQF NVQ part of City and Guilds group (8621-31) (601/3240/1)

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One of our popular online management courses, The ILM NVQ 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. SVT Ltd is highly experienced and understands which courses are best designed for online learning. We aim to provide everything a candidate needs to gain their qualification via our innovative online learning software, through top-class tuition, helpful, friendly staff and a range of useful free resources to help develop knowledge.

This combined knowledge and competency-based qualification will build and develop new skills to enhance their management career. This RQF NVQ management level 3 qualification also forms part of the ILM Level 3 Management Apprenticeship.

Diploma Course Structure

This qualification is a RQF National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) 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 the Level 3 Diploma qualification, you must complete 5 mandatory units amounting to 31 credits, and a choice of optional units, with a minimum total of 55 credits. The mandatory and a sample of the optional units for this qualification are detailed below; (further additional optional units are available upon request)

ILM Management Level 3

Mandatory Diploma Units

  • Manage Personal and Professional Development
  • Manage Team Performance
  • Principles of Leadership and Management
  • Principles of people management
  • Principles of Business

Optional Diploma Units

Level 3 Diploma optional course units

  • Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Encourage Innovation
  • Chair and Lead Meetings
  • Implement Change
  • Participate in a Project
  • Manage a budget
  • Conduct quality audits
  • Manage a project
  • Manage Events
  • Resolve Customer Problems
  • Manage business risk

Cheryl Watson



Cheryl Watson
Management Assessor


This Level 3 Diploma qualification is competence-based. That 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 for assessment and subsequent feedback.


The cost of the course is £1195.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get a 10% discount. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Payment plans are available with no interest or credit checks. 

Access and Support 

You will have full uncapped support for 18 months from an employed SVT assessor.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements but candidates need to be experienced/practising first-line managers who are able to demonstrate both theoretical and practical competence in the workplace to a national standard in key areas.

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.

Memberships (upon application)

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

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