ILM Level 4 Diploma
This qualification is a comprehensive Diploma. Each unit in this qualification focuses on a specific set of skills and knowledge, in six broad areas.
• Working with people – a range of units including how to motivate your team and techniques and strategies to develop the people you manage
• Managing yourself and personal skills – including units that focus on assessing your own leadership performance, and developing the mental toughness to handle challenges, opportunities and stresses in your role
• Providing direction – for example, the skills to plan and lead a complex team activity
• Facilitating innovation and change – for example, assess the implications of change so you can manage it effectively, and strategies to encourage innovation in your teams
• Achieving results – such as techniques for making strong, effective decisions and finding and implementing solutions
• Using resources – including solid abilities to plan and control budgets
What is the difference between a Certificate & a Diploma?
Most ILM qualifications come in different sizes, depending on how in-depth the qualification is and how long it will take you to complete it. The level describes the difficulty or complexity of the course, while certificate or diploma describes the size and scope of the course content and assessment.
- Certificate – 13 to 36 credits (130 to 360 hours of learning) and provide a broad base of knowledge and skills.
- Diploma – are 37 or more credits ( 370 or more hours of learning) and are the most comprehensive qualification, with an extensive programme of learning.