Business and Management

Leadership and Management Diploma Level 3 Distance Learning

In Brief

Start Date /

You may start this course at any time. This course runs for 20 weeks.

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 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management

Last updated: 24th April 2018

Course overview

This is a comprehensive course designed to give practicing or aspiring first line managers a solid foundation in their formal development as a manager.

The  Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management is ideal for those who are leading or managing staff within their job role or who plan to pursue a career in management. It is also suited to those who are already in a supervisory position, but have had little or no formal training and wish to develop their existing skill set.

This qualification will give you the insight you need to work in a management role in a variety of settings. It aims to build on your leadership capabilities and show you how to manage projects, people and relationships. The innovative design of this qualification means you can fast track your progression to a level which is recognised by employers.

Course content

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

  • Understanding how to lead effective meetings
  • Understanding health and safety
  • Understanding recruitment and selection
  • Understanding the communication process in the work place
  • Understanding change in the work place

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.

You can view ILM course specifications via the link below;

How will I be assessed?

Units are assessed via assignments.

What equipment will I need?

You will required to provide paper and writing materials.

Where will I study?

You will study in your own environment.

What can I do next?

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

How much does the course cost?

£795 full fee payable.

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

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

Contact the Information Unit

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

Additional Learning Support

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


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Leadership and Management Diploma Level 3 Distance Learning