Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

Well over half a million Managers have improved their performance and brought real benefits to their organisations through ILM learning and development. As one of the premier bodies, responsible for professional management development, ILM courses offer a great way of moving your career forward.

ILM management qualifications are for those who are practicing or aspiring junior to senior managers. From First Line Managers (level 3) to Middle/Senior Managers (level 5), you can choose a course that will enhance your skills and knowledge of management theory and practice. 

Qualifications are designed to improve your performance through their strong focus on your specific job role. These highly practical courses will equip you with skills needed to improve your management ability and generate significant benefits to your organisation in terms of cost savings and quality improvements in the workplace.

CWT Chamber Training offers the Award and Certificate and Diploma at levels 3 and 5.  The level studied is based upon an individual’s job role and previous knowledge. The duration depends upon the route taken, ranging from 4 weeks up to 12 months. There are mandatory learning hours at CWT Chamber Training, along with work based assignments, which will be assessed to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the topics covered. Attendance is typically 1 day per week or half day and twilight.

Level 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management

The ILM Level 3 is a first line management course which gives an introduction to the basic skills, knowledge, and understanding required by today's first line manager.

The course covers the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Organisational structure
  • Effective working relationships
  • Improving team performance
  • Recruitment & selection

Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management

The ILM Level 5 qualifications are designed to develop a comprehensive range of middle management skills, enabling individuals to gain the knowledge required at this level.

As the programmes are based at Level 5, successful completion of the Award, Certificate or Diploma will provide module exemptions on follow up courses, such as the Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management.

The ILM Level 5 Diploma course includes:

  • Management Communication
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Leading Teams
  • Performance Management
  • Understanding Financial Management
  • Business Decision Making
  • Marketing (inc. Social Media)
  • Project Management

For specific information regarding the Level 5 programme please contact us on 024 7623 1122 or email



Level 3 Award  7 weeks Members £555 Non-Members £620
Level 3 Certificate  24 weeks Members £1210 Non-Members £1365
Level 3 Diploma  38 weeks Members £1840 Non-Members £1945
Level 5 Award  10 weeks Members £660 Non-Members £735
Level 5 Certificate 26 weeks  Members £1365 Non-Members £1525
Level 5 Diploma  39 weeks Members £1945 Non-Members £1995

Prices are subject to VAT.

* Membership relates to Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

** ILM registration and certification charges (as detailed on the ILM website) also apply

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For general information please contact Chris Giles on 024 7623 1122 or email

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