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ILM Level 4 Diploma Principles of Leadership and Management

Programme Description


This is a level four qualification: Diploma in the Principles of Leadership and Management.

This course is designed to develop aspiring middle managers and first line managers. 

You will build core skills in middle management and then be helped to deepen your understanding of how to be effective leaders in your organisations.

At a Glance

  Part Time

  12 months  Part Time   (1 day a month in college)

  Pibwrlwyd Campus

Programme Features


The programme focuses on you sourcing and using information to make effective decisions, find solutions to problems, manage innovation and change in your organisation and also learn about what it takes to lead and motivate a team. 

The programme provides individuals with skills in problem solving, critical thinking, leadership and key employability skills.

Programme Content


The programme consists of nine units:

  • Understanding the management role
  • Understanding stress management in the workplace
  • Solving problems and decision making
  • Understanding recruitments and selection of new staff in the workplace
  • Understanding and developing relationships in the workplace
  • Motivating people in the workplace
  • Managing and implementing change in the workplace
  • Managing personal development
  • Understanding the management role to improve management performance

Programme units can be altered/tailored to suit the needs of individuals and employers.

Progression & Employment


What you will achieve: 

  • You will gain the knowledge to support your middle management role
  • Learn how to take control of your personal development
  • Understand change in the workplace
  • Build positive and productive relationships at work
  • A nationally recognised qualification

Employer benefits: 

  • Your employer will gain motivated middle managers with a proven ability to perform
  • Have the benefit of working with managers who can assess and improve their own development
  • Achieve better communication and collaboration in teams

Method of Assessment


All units are assignment based.

Additional Costs


You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.