Business and Management | ILM Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management | Level 3

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Interview required. Assessment: Written assignments (one per module) Qualification: ILM Certificate in Principles of Leadership & Management Level 3 Awarding Body: ILM Funding: Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Why this course?

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This qualification is ideal for individuals who are new to managing and/or have first line management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities. This course particularly supports practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people though organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

Gain a range of management skills that you can apply to your role, including: building your leadership capabilities, motivating and engaging teams, performance management, and managing work relationships.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0628-1C 21 Apr 2021 Central Brighton Wednesdays 5.30pm - 8.30pm 18 weeks £724.00 Apply
  • alumni Views Karen Healey Principles of Leadership and Management ILM Level 3 Certificate
    After completing ILM Level 3, I went on to further study and I will soon start a top-up to gain my BA Hons Business and Management degree! Little did I know that this course would inspire me enough to go this far. I am now a Head of Department at a commercial law firm and on my way to partnership.
  • alumni Views R.G. Principles of Leadership and Management ILM Level 3 Certificate
    I could not have made a better decision than the one to study Principles of Leadership and Management at GBMET. This course has shown me the foundations of management. Next week I start a new job as an Operations manager here in a company near Brighton.
  • student Views Kevin Hegarty Principles of Leadership and Management ILM Certificate Level 3
    The tutor is really supportive and brings a great deal of his own knowledge and experience into helping us succeed. The range of ages also make the sessions very engaging and the sharing of ideas and opinions encourages the kind of listening skills that are vital in leadership and management.

Course aims

ILM is the UK’s premier organisation for leadership and management, offering more leadership and management qualifications than any other awarding body.

Not only are the ILM qualifications industry-standard, ranging from team leader programmes to diplomas for senior directors, but they help retain and motivate staff too.

ILM also connect a community of 35,000 leaders and managers committed to making a real difference to their organisations. They’ve become better managers by receiving the professional recognition and management support that comes with ILM membership.

Through real-life application and independent research, ILM and the MET know what makes a good manager and a motivating leader. We’re both passionate about the difference good leadership and management makes to individual and organisational success and are delighted to work in partnership for your experience.


Course units

• Communication
• Recruiting & Interview Skills
• Training & Coaching
• Giving Briefings and Presentation Skills
• Developing Yourself and Others
• Managing Change
• Problem Solving
• Understanding Leadership

Study hours: 

Outside of class it is suggested you spend two hours per week completing additional study in your own time. 

Facilities at Brighton MET

  • Tutors who are ILM qualified
  • Engaging and inspiring teaching and learning offering the perfect opportunity to focus on developing ‘You’
  • A platform to fast track your career and progress within the management
  • Practical application of management theories, models and frameworks.en to the public and offer exceptional value
  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • Library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
Facilities at Brighton MET

Career progression

On successful completion of this course, students can go on to study a Level 4 qualification or the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

After this course, you may gain the confidence, knowledge and experience to move onto a new, more senior role. An ILM qualification can help you to secure a promotion with your current organisation or an external one, roles include:

  • Team leader
  • Manager
  • Supervisor
Career progression

Course fees

You are expected to be an ILM member to study this qualification which will incur an additional fee. As part of this membership you will gain access to a wealth of online study support, learning materials such as podcasts, videos, research reports and fact-sheets.

ILM also advises you to purchase up to three text books to support your learning on the course.

Course fees

Open events

We run various open events throughout the year to enable you to come in to the College, see our facilities and speak with our staff.


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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above. 


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