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ILM Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership

ILM management RQF NVQ part of City and Guilds group (8623-41) (601/3254/1)

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The ILM Level 5 RQF NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership qualification is aimed at those professional middle managers whose roles across all occupations and sectors of employment Specifically for those whose job role includes: managing business processes, developing and implementing operational plans, planning and implementing organisational change and managing finance.

Upon completion, this Level 5 Diploma in Management qualification formally recognises and allows the candidate to demonstrate and quantify their competency at a managerial level which is reflected against the new Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). This is an excellent Leadership RQF NVQ and one of the most popular Management NVQs available.

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Diploma Course Structure

This Level 5 management distance learning course gains a 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 this Level 5 Diploma in Management, you must complete 4 mandatory units, amounting to 22 credits, and a choice of optional units, with a minimum total of 53 credits. The mandatory and a sample of the optional units for this qualification are detailed below; further additional optional units are available upon request.

If you want to develop high-level leadership and management skills, then our Level 5 Management Diploma is a perfect choice.


ILM Management Level 5

Mandatory Diploma Units

ILM Level 5 Management Diploma Mandatory course units

  • Contribute to the development of a strategic plan
  • Design business processes
  • Manage strategic change
  • Provide leadership and management

Optional Diploma Units

ILM Level 5 Management Diploma optional course units

  • Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion across an organisation
  • Develop and manage collaborative relationships with other organisations
  • Manage a tendering process
  • Manage physical resources
  • Manage strategic marketing activities
  • Manage a budget
  • Conduct quality audits
  • Manage a project
  • Manage redundancy and redeployment
  • Recruitment, selection and induction
  • Manage business risk

Cheryl Watson



Cheryl Watson
Management Assessor


This RQF NVQ Level 5 Management qualification 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 for assessment and subsequent feedback.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements but candidates need to be experienced practising middle 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.


The cost of the course is £1495.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you get 10% off. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest free payment plans are available to all with no credit searches. 

Access and Support

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

Memberships (upon application)

Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) 

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

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