ILM Level 2 Award and Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 2 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills are ideal for practising team leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role. They also support new or aspiring team leaders – helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

Benefits for individuals

  • Learn core leadership and management skills
  • Put those skills into practice in own work place
  • Improve your team’s performance
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification

Benefits for employers

  • Motivated and competent team leaders
  • Increased productivity
  • Customise the qualification to suit organisation and individual needs
  • Workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job

The units in this qualification cover a wide range of skills, knowledge and understanding. These include units that focus on communication, working with people, providing direction and leadership and getting results – from problem solving to planning and monitoring workloads.

Progression

Successful learners will be able to progress to the ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Support for learners

Learners can access a wide range of study support by joining the ILM, which offers free studying membership for everyone on an ILM course. Members can enhance their learning with a range of online resources, professional development guidance, information and events to help them get the best from their qualification.

ILM Level 3 Award and Certificate in Leadership and Management

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 3 Award and Certificate in Leadership and Management are ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities. They particularly support practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

Benefits for individuals

  • Gain a range of key management skills and put them into practice in their own roles
  • Building leadership capabilities – motivating and engaging teams, manage relationships confidently
  • Develop leadership and management skills using own knowledge, values and motivations

Benefits for employers

  • Effective and confident first-line managers
  • Better relationships and communication in teams
  • Proven skills – to get this qualification, managers will need to show that they can transfer their new skills to your organisation
  • Managers with tools to develop their own skills and abilities

Progression

Successful learners will be able to progress to a range of qualifications including:

  • ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and/or Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Certification or Diploma in Facilities Management
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • ILM Level 4 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management

Support for learners

Learners can access a wide range of study support by joining the ILM, which offers free studying membership for everyone on an ILM course. Members can enhance their learning with a range of online resources, professional development guidance, information and events to help them get the best from their qualification.

ILM Level 3 Award and Certificate in Coaching

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 3 Award or Certificate in Coaching are designed for people in their first management role, including team leaders and first-line managers. They are both ideal for individuals seeking to develop the tools, knowledge and confidence to coach people as part of their normal working role.

Benefits for individuals

  • Know what it takes to be an effective coach
  • Understand how coaching works – learn a coaching model, and the tools and techniques to support it
  • Put new skills into practice at work by carrying out supervised coaching sessions
  • Analyse, assess and plan to improve own coaching ability
  • Put those skills into practice in own workplace

Benefits for employers

  • Implement coaching to improve performance in your organisation
  • Ensure the managers you develop as coaches are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need
  • Develop a coaching culture in your organisation by developing your managers as truly effective coaches

There are three mandatory units in each qualification. ‘Understanding good practice in the workplace’ covers the role of coaching, basic coaching processes, and the abilities and qualities individuals need to be a good coach. ‘Reflecting on workplace coaching skills’ will give learners the tools to analyse and improve their own performance as a coach. ‘Undertaking coaching in the workplace’ requires learners to plan and carry out at least six hours of coaching for the Award and at least 36 hours for the Certificate.

Progression

Successful learners will be able to progress to:

  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching (for those taking the Award)
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Coaching

Support for learners

Learners can access a wide range of study support by joining the ILM, which offers free studying membership for everyone on an ILM course. Members can enhance their learning with a range of online resources, professional development guidance, information and events to help them get the best from their qualification.

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