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ILM Level 3 Award Unit – Understanding Leadership

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Developing leaders who can get the best out of their teams, earn their trust and lead them towards business goals is vital to your long-term prosperity.

The ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) recognises that all organisations are different; their qualifications are designed with the in-built flexibility to adapt to meet employers’ diverse staff development needs.  The unique unit-based qualifications structure gives employers the freedom to select from an array of optional units, to build programmes that deliver the specific skills and knowledge required from their colleagues.

What Will I Study?

This course explores the concept of leadership to help you identify, understand and develop more effective leadership skills.  You’ll learn about different styles of leadership so that you can recognise which particular style will work best for you.  You’ll learn to identify the behaviour of good leaders in the workplace and how to recognise key leadership qualities.  By the time you finish the course; you’ll have a better understanding of leadership and know how to exhibit strong leadership qualities yourself.

How will the course be delivered?

As classroom based sessions alongside other members of the group.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but candidates will normally be either practising or aspiring first line managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment requirements.  An informal discussion with the Programme Leader is recommended to ensure that the qualification meets individual needs.

How will I be assessed

Written piece of work to be submitted within 1 week.


See our other ILM courses available on our website or contact us.

Qualification Achieved

ILM Level 3 Award Unit – Understanding Leadership.

Accreditation: Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Level 3
ILM Code: M3.10
Credits: 2

Other Information

How much does it cost?

The course fee is only £165.00 per delegate including 6 months studying membership of the ILM (see for more details regarding the benefits of membership), Tuition, Registration, Assessment and Certification fees.

The college operates a no refunds policy as detailed below. Cancellations and transfer requests are subject to the following conditions: 

  • More than 4 weeks notice – no charge
  • 4 weeks notice – 30% of the cost
  • 2-3 weeks notice – 50% of the cost
  • 1-2 weeks notice – 75% of the cost
  • Less than 1 weeks notice – 100% of the cost

All cancellations must be made in writing and are subject to a £10 administration charge. The full fee’s policy is available on request.

Course dates

Wednesdays 7th & 14th May 2014, 6.00pm – 9.00pm.

Bespoke delivery available – contact us for more information.