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ILM Courses and Qualifications

As the world of business changes and new styles of working emerge, leaders at every level of an organisation need to ensure they have the right skills to face these changes and increased expectations. Equipping existing and emerging leaders with the skills they need to face any new challenge confidently is crucial to business success.

Why ILM courses and qualifications?

ILM forms part of the prestigious City and Guilds group and is the UK’s leading specialist provider of leadership, coaching and management qualifications. ILM qualifications are internationally recognised, and their courses are designed to provide all the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in a managerial role.

ILM qualifications provide theoretical knowledge and ensure learners develop practical skills to stand out. Eight out of ten organisations that enrol employees on ILM courses report a return on their investment within the first year.


ILM leadership and management qualifications help you gain new knowledge and an increased understanding of the most effective people management skills, traits and processes. Whatever your current management role, ILM leadership and management courses help you to improve your existing skills, develop your emotional intelligence, build resilience and care for the wellbeing of your team. ILM courses also equip you with a range of leadership and management skills, including:

  • Critical thinking, communication and delegation
  • Motivating yourself and others to improve performance
  • Problem-solving and making decisions
  • Managing health and safety
  • Leading innovation and change
  • Manage resources to achieve objectives
  • Developing a high performing team
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Recruiting and managing people.

Why choose Delphinium?

At Delphinium, our ILM leadership and management courses and qualifications combine theory, soft skills, practical assignments and reflective review sessions.

Our live training modules are highly interactive, using facilitated discussion, real business examples, and real-life applications. The modules promote reflective review and encourage you to find opportunities to apply your learning in your workplace. All learners are appointed a personal tutor who will provide one-to-one support throughout the training programme.

Each programme comprises a combination of:

  • Interactive masterclasses
  • Online workbooks, quizzes and activities
  • One-to-one tutor support
  • Membership to the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Access to an extensive library of tools, resources and techniques.


We also offer a range of additional services that can be bolted on to ILM leadership and management training programmes to increase learning and develop long-term behavioural change.

If you’d like to discuss your requirements and how we can best support you, you can book your free discovery call here.

Which ILM qualifications can you study with Delphinium?

ILM Level 3 in Leadership and Management

This qualification is ideal for you if:

  • You are a new or aspiring manager
  • You have management responsibilities and are serious about developing your abilities but may not have received formal training
  • You are a practising team leader wanting to move up to the next level of management
  • Membership to the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • You are a manager who needs to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management

This qualification is ideal for you if:

  • You if you are a project manager or department head
  • You if you are a practising middle manager wanting to develop your skills and experience and improve your performance
  • You if you are preparing for senior management responsibilities.

If you fulfil any of these criteria, then ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management is an ideal course to develop your skills.

What questions do you have about our ILM courses and qualifications?

Are you still putting the pieces of the puzzle together? Do you have outstanding questions as to whether our ILM courses and qualifications are right for you or your staff? If so, our frequently asked questions page may have the answer you're looking for.

ILM Frequently Asked Questions

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