ILM L4 Award in Leadership


Minimum 25 hours of guided learning hours with an induction of one hour & at least four hours of tutorial support. The programme consists of three mandatory units with a credit value of 10. No optional units.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The main topics are: Introduction to leadership (2credits; Planning practical leadership activities (4 credits), and Developing leadership through practical activities (4 credits).


Am I right for the course?

An ideal candidate for this programme will be a middle or senior position leader or manager with or without formal management qualifications.

There are no formal entry requirements, but participants will normally be either practising or aspiring middle or senior leaders role in private or public sector with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands, and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.

Mandatory units will be assessed by Reflective reviews.

Learning resources: There is a range of materials available to support ILM qualifications, for full details browse online at

ILM membership: All learners can gain free development support for one year with our Trial Membership package. ILM membership brings access to a wide range of online resources, news and information that have been specially selected to support management learning and development. It is the idea way to help learners get the most from their ILM programme and support their management career. Learners can simply visit and start their free Trial Membership anytime.

Your teachers will be professionally qualified staff with relevant and valid management qualification and experience.

What Next?

Successful learners may benefit from career enhancement and or progress to any of the further qualifications such as Level 4 Certificate in Leadership or Level 4 Diploma in Leadership.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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