Torfaen Training

ILM Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management


The ILM Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership is aimed at middle managers with responsibility for substantial programmes and resources. It develops skills in strategic planning, Strategic change and business process, alongside core leadership and management abilities – such as inspiring colleagues and delivering results. This qualification forms part of the ILM Level 5 Management Apprenticeship.

Course Content

ILM Level 5 NVQ in Management and Leadership

ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management

There are 5 mandatory units which cover the skills and knowledge learners need to be effective at this level:

  • Understand financial concepts
  • Implement innovative solutions
  • Finding innovative solutions
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Crucial ‘soft’ skills.

Optional units cover a broad range of core and specialists topics such as:

Enhancing core management capabilities.

Developing knowledge in specialist areas, such as finance and marketing.

Understanding how to take responsibility for your own development as a leader.

Evaluating how you can make a measureable impact on your organisation through work-place projects and assessments.

Learning how to benchmark you managerial skills.

Application of Number Level 2
Communication Level 2
Digital Literacy Level 2
Assessment in Work
Expected Duration: 24 months

Method of Study

The NVQ Diploma is delivered at the learners pace of work and is a competence-based qualification.

The Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management requires day release - once per month for 10 months

Ideal For

Learners who require a nationally recognised qualification

Middle Managers


Entry Requirements

For a funded Level 5 programme applicants must be:
Employed with a contract for a minimum of 16 hours per week at a rate of pay equal to, or in excess of, the National Minimum Wage. The job role must be suitable for the learner to be able to display occupational competence.

Awarding Body

How do I enrol?

Contact us for an informal chat, our experienced team of Account Managers will guide you through the process.