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Who is the Apprenticeship for?

This Apprenticeship is designed for employees that manage teams, projects or departments. They are responsible for achieving clearly defined outcomes that are part of your organisation’s strategy and are keen to nurture their existing talents and a natural flair for leadership.

These individuals will be focused on high achievers that understand how to use management techniques to motivate and inspire their team and beyond. It is also suitable for independent business owners.

Level 5 Diploma Leadership & Management

24 - 30 months

ILM Diploma for Managers

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What will they learn?

This Apprenticeship has been designed to enhance technical knowledge, strategic insight and practical expertise to produce real, measurable business success. It will prepare your leaders with a full range of skills, techniques and methods to manage people, develop relationships and deliver results. 

By strengthening their ability to think critically, your leaders will understand how best to apply their new knowledge to create and contribute to business improvement strategies.

This is an ILM Apprenticeship – the UK’s largest management development organisation.  Their qualifications set the benchmark for international leadership and management expertise. Every employee undertaking an ILM Apprenticeship with Paragon Skills will receive a free ILM membership for the duration of their training.

How will they learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources your employee will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time learner information so that you will always know what your employee is learning and how they are progressing.

This Apprenticeship will develop your employees’ knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Interpersonal excellence

  • Critical thinking • Innovation & change • Efficiency & effectiveness • Professional development

Organisational performance

  • Effective leadership • Managing improvement • Partnership working

Personal effectiveness

  • Taking responsibility • Inclusivity • Agility

My ambition is to have a role in management so when my boss supported my request to do an NVQ in Team Leading, as part of an apprenticeship with Paragon Skills, I was determined to make the most of it. I picked units that were out of my comfort zone and now I have new responsibilities from my employer. I'm now doing my second qualification with Paragon and I'm looking forward to furthering myself in my career.



Your pathway to success with management training

On completion of this Apprenticeship, you will have the option to register as a full member with the Institute of Leadership & Management and/or the Chartered Management Institute, to support your professional career development and progression.

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this is you, then contact us today about the opportunities available to you and your organisation with ILM management qualifications.


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