This course is now full, but you can apply to the reserve list below (where it says apply for funding) in case a cancellation place becomes available

In collaboration with Health Education England, we are excited to offer 38 fully funded places on the ILM Level 5 Qualification in Leadership & Management from the University of Cumbria.

As part of the essential criteria, applied by HEE, applicants must be:
  • A registered clinician with two years’ experience
  • Have experience in a management/supervision capacity
  • Will need to demonstrate commitment to self-motivated study

This course attracts 20 credits at Level 6 from the University of Cumbria, an ILM Level 5 certificate in Leadership and Management, and an ILM Coaching award.

The cost of the course programme has been funded by Health Education England (HEE), however, abstractions for the compulsory induction day and the four (now virtual) classroom days have not been funded and you will be required to arrange these in your own time.

This programme is fully funded – but study time and attendance time will be expected to be in the candidate’s own time
You must complete both ILM and UOC components for the programme you sign-up for

ILM level 5 is aimed at frontline and middle managers who can fufill the entry criteria –

  • A registered clinician with two years’ experience
  • Have experience in a management/supervision capacity
  • Have already completed at least one level five (degree level) university module

Successful candidates will receive an ILM Leadership & Management award at level 5 and 20 academic credits at Level 6 (BSc level) with UoC, that can be used towards a graduate level qualification.

You can find more information about the ILM from their website here 

The cohort dates
  • Registration for this programme will take place during week commencing 14th September
  • Induction and teaching commencing from 21st September

Please ensure your application has been submitted by:

12th August 2020

Please note- due to this course being previously advertised, applications will be on a ‘First come, first served’ basis 

Click the picture below for a download Word doc. of FAQs – if your question is not answered here , or you want to find out more – please contact

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