Apprenticeship Levy

This qualification can be incorporated into and funded by the Apprenticeship Levy, view details on Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship, which includes the ILM Level 5 qualification.

Target Audience

Our ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management is aimed at managers and leaders who lead teams and projects and want to develop their skills and confidence in their role and prepare for senior management positions.

Our Approach

Our approach is highly experiential, engaging and focused on the practical – we use what works at work. Our intent is not only to deliver an outstanding ILM accredited programme but to ensure that the participants leave with the practical understanding to improve their performance as a leader and manager at work and really make a positive impact on their own performance and that of their organisation.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Diploma programme consists of:

  • Seven days of workshops (2 + 2 + 2 + 1)
  • Pre and post programme 1:1 calls with a Tutor
  • Telephone check-ins with a Tutor as required
  • Completing online reading and assessments, and upload evidence based records of management and leadership in the workplace.

Successful candidates will submit their portfolio of evidence and complete an end-point assessment with an independent assessor.

Programme Logistics

We run this programme both 'in house' for clients and as part of our regular 'Open' programme schedule.

In House

Typically for between 12-15 attendees, we can present this programme at a location of your choice, with a key focus on organisational objectives.


We host Open ILM Level 5 programmes regularly, which are available for individuals to attend in order to gain the qualification.

For further information, costs or upcoming Open programme dates contact us by completing the form below.

Benefits for the Individual

Individual Engagement

Coaching Focus will work with each learner to deliver engaging and compelling programmes, boosting their engagement and retention throughout the programme


Each learner will be allocated a business mentor to ensure every learner has the best possible experience


Support in building your own portfolio of evidence ready for your qualification

Tutor Support

Direct access to your tutor so that you can receive regular support and feedback


Interactive and engaging workshops that will help you complete the individual modules within the programme

Leadership and Management

Our Leadership and Management apprenticeships will provide a fantastic opportunity to develop these important skills and grow your career

Benefits for the Organisation

Client Objectives

We are passionate about meeting the needs of our clients. We put their business objectives and culture at the heart of the apprenticeship programme design and delivery.

Skilled Workers

Provides skilled workers to meet current business needs

Future Problems

Helps tackle future skills shortages.


Can increase employee engagement, staff retention and loyalty.


Increase revenue in the medium to long term.

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