Business and Management

Management and Leadership (ILM) Certificate Level 5 Distance Learning

In Brief

Start Date /

This course may be started at any time and can run for up to 18 months. This will be determined on an individual basis.

Entry requirements

No formal educational qualifications are required, but GCSE maths and English grades A to C are desirable. Candidates should ideally be a practicing team leader seeking to move up to the next level of management or have management responsibilities and want to develop their abilities. All candidates will be interviewed before being accepted onto the programme.


You will achieve

Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management (ILM)

Course overview

This Level 5 management and leadership certificate course is suitable for middle and operational managers who have responsibilities for others, possibly having other team leaders or first-line managers reporting to them. It is part of a suite of management qualifications offered at this level which include award, certificate, diploma and extended diploma.

Your Level 5 management and leadership course will last for four months although you can complete sooner if you wish. Most people complete within three months.

During this time you will be allocated a tutor who will be your personal guide, mentor and coach. They will be an expert in their field and distance learning. You can be confident that their support and help will give you every opportunity to be successful. You can contact them as often as you need. Your personal tutor will also assess the work you have to submit for your qualification. They will provide you with full written feedback.

Course content

The course has a credit value of sixteen and consists of a variety of units, examples are:

  • Manage communication
  • Planning and leading a complex team

You can view ILM course specifications via the link below;


Units are assessed via assignments.

You will required to provide paper and writing materials.

You will study in your own environment.

On completion of this programme, you could progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £1195 Full fee payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Management and Leadership (ILM) Certificate Level 5 Distance Learning

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