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ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (Remote/Online tutor led course)

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    Remote Learning
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  • Course Length:

    11 sessions

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ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (Remote/Online tutor led course)


Course Description

The Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management is ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities beyond the Level 3.

It particularly supports practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people though organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

Benefits for you of undertaking this course are:
  • Gain a range of key management skills
  • Put new skills into practice in your own role
  • Build your leadership capabilities
  • Motivate and engage teams, manage relationships confidently

Develop your leadership skills using your own knowledge, values and motivations.

  • A recognised industry qualification for team leaders and aspiring managers.

Benefits for your employer of undertaking this course are:

  • Effective and confident managers
  • Better relationships and communication in teams

Measurable results: workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to your business.

Entry Criteria

All places are subject to satisfactory interview. There are no formal entry requirements, but participants will:

  • Have previously completed an ILM Level 3 award (you will need to confirm the modules you completed as part of your award)
  • Be working as a first line manager or looking for management work
  • Have a sufficient level of Basic Skills, Literacy and Numeracy, in order to benefit fully from the programme
  • Have the support of their employers, with or without sponsorship


Courses run on a designated day each week, with classes delivered between 9.30 and 14:30 approximately.

The course is delivered online, using Google Meet or Zoom platform. It is tutor led through a blend of scheduled sessions comprising the following:

  • Online Classes
  • Action Learning Set (group and individual)
  • Professional Discussions
  • Case Studies
  • Quizzes
  • Presentations
  • Self Assessments
  • Directed Personal Study
  • 1-2-1 Personal Tutorial Sessions

You will also have access to a virtual learning environment (Moodle) where all your learning recourses are, which will fully support you throughout your studies.

The sessions are delivered in English and the session resources are mainly in English although some resources are available in Welsh. The assignment, and portfolio of evidence can be completed/submitted in Welsh.

** Please note a laptop/computer, microphone, camera and internet access are required for this programme. Mobile phones and PDA’s are not suitable and will not provide a good learning experience.


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Work-based assignments
  • Oral presentations
  • Reflective reviews

Understanding Innovation and change and Planning change Combined Work based Assignment – The purpose of this unit is to examine your knowledge and understanding of innovation and change and the factors that may require your organisation to change, and identify a change required in the workplace that will benefit the organisation.

Understanding performance management - The purpose of this unit is to enable you to understand the value of performance management techniques and how to apply them in a fair and objective manner.

Understanding communications - The purpose of this unit is to enable you to understand the process of communication and the main methods of communication and how to use them in the workplace.

Giving briefings and presentations - This unit requires you to plan and deliver a presentation, appropriate to your workplace. You will then evaluate the effectiveness of your presentation and use the feedback gathered to identify areas for improvement.


Completion of this course allows you to progress in education and in employment. If you already hold a management position, the course helps you to be an effective and efficient manager. You will develop your professional practice and may be able to work towards promotion into middle management.

For your continuing professional development, you can continue to complete the ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management. As you progress in your career, you can advance onto the ILM Level 4 Award in Leadership and Management which helps equip you for middle management responsibilities.

At the end of the course, your course tutor will have a discussion with you about the appropriate next steps.

Other details

Course type: Professional

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Business and Management



Business and Management

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Business and Management

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