ILM Leadership and
Education: School Business Management
Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management
The Level 4 Diploma is a Higher Apprenticeship programme which is funded by Welsh Government. The programme aims to develop management and leadership skills and techniques through a mixed assessment approach, providing a qualification that is highly valued within education and internationally recognised across all sectors of industry.
Who Is This Qualification Designed For?
Middle managers with responsibility for substantial programmes and/or resources who are looking to progress in their career within the Education sector. It develops skills in relation to managing people, strategic planning, strategic change and designing business process to drive improvements and subsequently improve performance.
The qualification is ideal for individuals who are just starting out within middle management or experienced middle leaders seeking to progress on to a more senior role.
What You Need To Know
Here are some of the benefits learners and schools can hope to gain from the ILM qualifications in Leadership and Management
Enhance your understanding of specific leadership and management techniques to improve your practice and enhance school performance
Gain formal accreditation for skills you are already showing competence in, whilst developing new leadership and management skills
Enhance your CV for competitive advantage in the jobs market with a qualification that is transferable across all sectors of industry
Flexible learning approach, working around you and your commitments
No cost to you
Support from your dedicated assessor every step of the way
Evidence of taking ownership of your own professional development
Can lead to career progression
Strategic skills development
A fully funded high quality CPD opportunity with no cost to the school
A qualification that encourages strategic thinking which can contribute to school improvement
The programme does not take teachers out of the classroom however you will need to commit to meeting your assessor each month for approximately 1 - 1.5 hours
A qualification which develops the management and leadership skills of staff
A valuable personal development tool for staff who are looking for the next step in their career
Up to 18 months
No cost to the learner or the school. A Welsh Government and ESF funded qualification (£4,000 - £5,000)
Comprehensive enrolment process
and support provided from a designated assessor
What Our Learners Say
High Cross Primary School
"It has been hugely beneficial to see the connections made between leadership theory and practice"
Barley Lane School
"Having not studied for a while the tutor was on hand to help and guide me throughout and the support was above and beyond what I ever experienced with any other provider"
Wales Pre-school Providers Association
"My team have benefited from this immensely and we are now working as a more efficient unit"