Level Four NVQ Diploma in Management

The Level 4 Diploma in Management is ideal for managers moving into a middle management position, who still retain responsibility for operational processes but are more removed from day to day operations.  The course develops the knowledge and skills required to take on higher level responsibilities such as planning and implementing change. This qualification forms part of the ILM Level Four Management Apprenticeship.

What will I study?

Mandatory Units:

  • Manage personal and professional development
  • Provide leadership and management
  • Develop and implement an operation plan
  • Develop working relationships with stakeholders

Optional units include:

  • Manage a budget
  • Manage a tendering process
  • Manage physical resources
  • Recruitment, selection and induction practice
  • Manage individual's performance
  • Chair and lead meetings
  • Design business processes

How will I be assessed?

Most assessments will be work-based. An assessor will come into your workplace and observe your current practice. The assessor will guide and advise you on how to collect evidence for your portfolio. Evidence can include witness testimonies, products, documents, observations, question and answer sessions, and video or audio.

For more information about assessment, including guidance on marking, feedback and plagiarism, please refer to the HE Assessment Policy (section 5) and the programme spec for course-specific information.

How will the course be delivered?

It will be delivered by workplace assessment and the development of a portfolio of evidence.

Entry requirements

Each candidate is assessed on their ability to perform tasks competently, and whether they have the correct knowledge and understanding to be competent at those tasks.

What next?

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as:

ILM Level Five Diploma in Management


Additional information

Validated by Institute of Leadership & Management