ILM Award Qualifications


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Work is changing. Leaders must too.

The world of work is changing fast –globalisation, evolving technology, a new generation of employees. New styles of work are emerging, bringing increased expectations and fresh management challenges. Businesses need confident leaders not just at the helm but at every level of their business.

ILM are the UK’s leading specialist provider in leadership, coaching and management qualifications. With over 50 years’ experience in leadership development ILM have helped over a million people to develop essential workplace skills that build them up to be stronger leaders.

As an Approved ILM Centre we share ILM’s passion about harnessing the power of leadership to transform people and businesses for the better. We believe leaders can grow from anywhere –which is why our best-in-class leadership training is open to managers at any level, in any industry, in any size of organisation.

Choose your path through our three ILM certification courses:

This qualification is ideal for practicing team leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role and for new or aspiring team leaders, helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management

This qualification is ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities. The course particularly supports practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management.

ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management

This qualification is designed for practicing middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

Create an ILM learning path aligned to your organisation

If you are looking to build a programme aligned to the needs of your organisations and managers you can choose from a range of modules to tailor your learning path. Download the ILM Qualification cards for levels 2, 3 and 5 to see the choice of modules and contact us on 0800 282 353 to discuss with one of our Solutions Learning Advisors.

ILM Level 2 Qualifications
ILM Level 3 Qualifications

ILM: Leadership without Limits

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FAQs about ILM Training and Certification


Do these courses include ILM Membership?

Yes, ILM Studying Membership is complementary for 12 months from the first day of your course.


How do I take the assignments?

Two assignments will be set by your Instructor during your course. You must complete your assignments within 12 months of completing your course. You must pass both assessments to obtain your Award level qualification.


Will I receive any support whilst I complete my assignments?

Yes, each course includes a one to one online coaching session with your Instructor post the class. The online session is two hours for level 2 and 3 and three hours for level 5.


Will my assignments be checked before marking?

Yes, your assignments must be your own original work. We will run each assignment through plagiarism software and return your assignment to you if there any issues. You may correct your work and resubmit it.


What is the pass mark and who will mark my assessments?

Your assessments will be marked by the ILM Assessment Centre. The pass mark is 50% on each module.


Do you have a special considerations policy?

Yes, we follow the ILM policy. If you have a special consideration we might need to be aware of please contact us on 0800 282 353.


Can I appeal against my assessment result?

If you have any concerns about your assessment result you can contact us on 0800 282 353. An Appeal can be made to the ILM Assessment Service for your assignment to be remarked. A fee will apply and the remark may result in a higher or lower mark.


Will I receive a certificate when I successfully complete a programme?

Yes, you will receive a certificate on successful completion of both assessments.


Does Learning Tree have a privacy policy and will you need to provide ILM with any of my personal information?

Yes. We will need to provide ILM with your name, contact details and date of birth to register you for an ILM Endorsed Award. Your date of birth will be recorded in ILM systems but not Learning Tree’s.

Our privacy policy can be viewed at:


Do I have to follow any policies?

Yes, the full range of ILM policies that govern an ILM Centre and Candidates can be viewed HERE. Please contact us for details of the policies specific to candidates taking an ILM Award programme.


Does Learning Tree operate a data protection policy?

Learning Tree International Ltd is registered on the Information Commissioner's Office Data Protection Register as a data controller. Registration number Z6992250. Our privacy policy can be viewed at


Does Learning Tree have an equality policy?

We are committed to assisting course participants with disabilities. Upon written request from a participant's employer, at least two weeks before the start of the course, we will reserve a special space or seat in the classroom and/or additional facilities as needed to assist any participant with disabilities or other special needs, as far as it is practical to do so. This may include an additional set of course materials for an Auxiliary Aide at no additional cost. The employer of the participant is responsible for all other costs of any necessary accommodation, including Auxiliary Aides. Please call 0800 282 353 at least two weeks before the start of the course so that Learning Tree can arrange for the additional facilities as required. The time allocation for our exams is set to give all candidates a fair and equal chance of demonstrating their knowledge, skills and understanding to achieve the exam standard.

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