ILM Diploma for Managers

The Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Standard

has been designed by a group of employers, including Serco, Co-Op, and the BBC, which means it has been developed to an agreed standard which focuses on the knowledge, skills and behaviours that make up a successful leader/manager and which can be applied directly to any management role. It covers 17 mandatory units within 10 workbooks to develop substantial new knowledge, proven skills and behaviours as learners’ progress through their programme.

Who is this qualification for?

Ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management, or those with some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes. Successful completion of a full Team Leader/Supervisor Diploma programme, including this qualification and End Point Assessment, will normally take 12–15 months. 

Benefits for individuals

  • Develop the confidence and ability to lead, motivate and inspire to improve performance

  • Learn new leadership styles and use core management techniques to provide practical leadership, 
    operational management and coaching skills

  • Raise your professional profile with an internationally recognised leadership diploma

  • Develop a range of essential management skills applied and refined in a real working environment.

  • Gain a broad understanding of key management and leadership theory to underpin and support growth and performance

  • Apply new skills in real projects and workplace initiatives

Benefits for employers

  • Enhancing each managers’ knowledge of leadership skills directly contributes to the improvement of the team and
    organisational performance. 

  • Targeted learning and development in complete alignment with the latest Apprenticeship Standards – ensuring all learning
    is relevant and tailored to organisational needs

  • Use the levy to attract talent with opportunities for progression or invest in existing talented employees to create an innovative, pro-active, and loyal workforce.

  • Using the levy is a great way to aid succession planning. 

   Units covered

   Knowledge                                      Skills                      

   Leading People                              Leading People
   Managing People                           Managing People

   Building Relationships                   Building Relationships
   Communication                              Communication
   Project Management                      Project Management
   Operational Management              Operational Management

   Finance                                           Finance


   Combined Units 

   Self Awareness
   Problem Solving and Decision Making 

   Management of Self


ILM Registration Fee

For the Level 3 Diploma for Managers a registration fee of £164 + VAT per learner is required, payable outside of the Levy.