ILM (The Institute of Leadership & Management) are at the cutting edge of leadership and management training. They have courses that range from Level 2 to Level 7, and each award can be achieved with an Award, Certificate, or Diploma, depending on how many credits are gained at each level. A common question is: what is an ILM qualification equivalent to? So, we’ve created this handy guide –

Each ILM qualifications roughly relates to the following –

Level 2 = NVQ (level 2) or GCSE grades (A*-C)

Level 3 = NVQ (Level 3) or A-Levels

Level 4 = NVQ (Level 4) or undergraduate degree (Year 1)

Level 5 = Diploma of higher education or undergraduate degree (Year 2)

Level 6 =BTEC advanced professional (diplomas, certificates and awards) or undergraduate degree (Year 3)

ILM Level 7 = Post-graduate (certificates and diplomas) or Masters degrees

In addition to the leadership and management qualifications, ILM offers more specific qualifications like the Level 4 Certificated in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Social Care.

All ILM qualifications are internationally recognized and delivered by The City and Guilds of London Institute.