ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Leadership

L5 Level 5
Part Time
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City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

For managers who want to understand how to become an effective leader and hone their leadership style, to successfully and effectively achieve organisational goals. 

This certificate is ideally suited to middle and senior managers and creates a learning environment to challenge learners to assess their own capability and identify ways to improve upon their current leadership styles and performance. This programme includes DiSCWork of Leaders personality profile which will provide each delegate with a personalised report on their leadership style.

Course Fee: £548-£914 - see funding below

What you will study

The programme consists of nine delivery days and key topics include effective leadership, leadership styles, emotional intelligence and how it applies to leadership and effectively leading.

Units include: 

522 Becoming an effective leader
520 Assessing your own leadership capability and performance
519 Developing and leading teams to achieve organisational goals and objectives

Assessment is via a project based assignment relevant to the workplace. Candidates should be prepared to carry out self-study and assignment writing between each of the workshops. 


We have funding available for this course. Through Upskilling@Work, we are able to provide up to 70% funding for businesses. 

Upskilling@Work is a funded operation supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. Cardiff and Vale College has access to over £5m worth of funding which has already benefited over 700 employed individuals with part or fully funded courses.

Funding opportunities and streams change frequently however our dedicated Business Development Consultants are available to advise on what may be available to your company. Contact us for more information

Key information

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Part Time

14 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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ILM Award in Effective Leadership

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,


CF10 5FE