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ILM Level 4 Award in Leadership and Management, Short Course

ILM Level 4 Award in Leadership and Management, Short Course


Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed for new and aspiring middle managers. These qualifications help learners to really get to grips with their role, gain comprehensive business knowledge, and develop the technical skills they need to lead effectively at this level.

The University will be offering the L4 Award through the EDGE II programme focusing on two learning modules:

  1. 8607-400 Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management performance
  2. 8607-405 Developing People in the Workplace

About ILM

Learning Structure

The programme is designed around an induction session, a minimum of two hours tutorial support and delivery of the two modules outlined above. This is a short programme will take an estimated 20-24 weeks to complete, with three days on campus blended with learning on the job, completion and submission of assignments.


This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as ILM Level 5 Certificate in Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring.  As part of this programme we will offer all participants a L5 taster session in Coaching and Mentoring, with the option to sign-up to ILM L5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.

Price for the Training

The University is offering this training for £580 for the L4 Award, which includes your registration with the Institute of Leadership and Management, teaching, tutorial support, access to University learning resources and certificate of completion. 

For those individuals employed in eligible SMEs the University is able to fully fund the training through the EDGE II programme. 

This ability to offer this fully-funded award is subject to the completion of required paperwork to demonstrate the employer is an eligible SME and the learner is eligible for support, and signing off the learners progression options to further study, progression in work or into an apprenticeship.

For information on eligibility for training support, please contact Paul Armstrong via email paul.armstrong@cumbria.ac.uk

This project is funded by the European Social Fund, co-financed by the Skills Funding Agency and commissioned by Cumbria LEP. Carlisle College are the accountable body for the contract which is delivered by a partnership of providers.

Cohorts Start Dates for 2017/18
1st June 2017 in Ambleside
15th June in Carlisle
28th September in Ambleside
2nd November in Ambleside

28th September 2017
2nd November 2017