Begin your journey from potential management material to outstanding first-line manager with a short qualification from the UK's most respected leadership organisation, the Institute of Leadership and Management.
ILM qualifications are highly prestigious: they’re awarded by the City & Guilds of London Institute, which was founded in 1878 and has a Royal Charter. They’re trusted by global organisations such as Santander to increase innovation, teamwork, and strategic thinking, and they train 70,000 managers each year.
With us, you can get the same globally respected ILM qualification as you would in a classroom, with all the benefits of flexible online learning:
You don't need any formal qualifications to enrol on this course, but you should be 18+.
You'll benefit the most from the course if you're a current or potential first-line manager with at least two years' full-time (or three years' part-time) work experience.
Your course is fully online.
To achieve the Award, you'll study your choice of 2 units from the following:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our ILM course guide.
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
If you'd like more comprehensive first-line management skills, the Certificate offers a wider range of topics.
‘‘I had previously studied with ICS Learn in the 1990s and was delighted to find they offered ILM. The tutors are really well-versed in their subject and everyone you speak to is right behind you, interested in your success and cheering you on.’’
- Judith Martin
‘I chose ICS Learn because they offer flexibility with studying and they are a well-known educational centre. If you need a flexible online learning course as well as knowledgeable and cooperative tutors, ICS Learn is the one you want!’
- Ahmed Galal, GCC
‘Though I am a novice to online learning, the website is easy to navigate and all the study resources are handy. The responses from the tutors and student services are prompt and I receive patient answers to all my queries.’’
- Nikhila Lanka, Dubai
‘I recommend ICS Learn because they care for students and treat you with respect. The level of support I got from my tutors was amazing. I will definitely come back for higher-level studies, and I will guide my friends and family to use ICS Learn.’
- Umar Shahid