ILM L3 Certificate in Leadership and Management (Online Learning)

Level 3 - A Level or BTEC National or IB or NVQ Level 3 or Equivalent

Subject Area Business

Attendance Distance Learning


ILM provides employers with the widest choice of leadership and management qualifications available in the UK, from pure management and leadership to specialised programmes in coaching and mentoring. ILM is the European market leader, developing over 90,000 managers annually.

Newcastle College Business Academy are an accredited partner to ILM with many years of experience delivery a full range of ILM professional qualifications via distance learning.

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email for more information.
Duration: 18 Months
Venue: Distance Learning

Who the course is for

The ILM Level 3 Certificate in leadership and Management is ideal if you have management responsibilities but have no formal training and are serious about developing your abilities.

It's particularly suited to practicing team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budgets cuts or other pressures.

Qualification Gained

By completing and passing these four modules you will gain an ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

How to Apply


Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.


Call our friendly team of advisers on 0191 200 4000 and they will talk you through your application.

Course Content

The course will consist of four modules:

  • Briefings and Presentations
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Motivation

Learning Methods

Supported online learners will have access to our Virtual Learning Environment which provides all course materials and content. Learner can log in at any time as long as they have internet access.

Learner will have access to a Personal Online Tutor to support them through their studies. Learners will be required to dedicate between 6-10 hours flexibly per week.  

Assessment Methods

During the ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management you will be assessed by submission of assignments and case studies to Newcastle College Business Academy.

Your work will be assessed internally and externally verified and submitted to the ILM for certification.

Progression Opportunities

After successfully complete the ILM Level 3 Certificate you can progress onto the ILM Level 3 Diploma (Top up) or go onto the ILM Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Career Opportunities

Gaining an ILM Level 3 qualification will provide you the opportunity to work in a range of entry level Management positions. Having the ILM Level 3 qualification on a CV supports and evidences your ability to manage staff, processes and structures.

Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements, learners must understand that they will be undertaking a Level 3 qualification.

It is advisable that learners hold GCSE's in Mathematics and English or equivalent.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, contact Student Services, based in Armstrong House at Rye Hill Campus. If you need information in another format (e.g. large print) or another language, please ask.

Student Services
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4.30pm

Telephone Contact Centre
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

You can also contact us via the following:

In person: Student Services, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA.
By phone: (0191) 200 4000 By fax: (0191) 200 4517 By minicom: (0191) 272 3304
By e-mail:
By post: Student Services, Newcastle College, FREEPOST NT920, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA (you do not need a stamp). 

Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.