NICVA is an approved centre with the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

The Institute of Leadership and Management is the largest single awarding body in Europe. It offers a range of qualifications from introductory level to senior management (levels 2-7 on the QCF and levels 4-9 on the Irish framework). ILM also offer endorsed and development certificates for organisations who use our bespoke service and need courses tailored to the specific needs of their Board, staff and volunteers.

Once registered on an ILM accredited course, learners can enjoy studying membership and have access to ILM online resources. For further information on what ILM offers visit their website at

NICVA offers the following ILM programmes:

  • Level 3 certificate in leadership and management (12 credits)
  • Level 5 award in leadership and management
  • Level 5 diploma in leadership and management (37 credits)
  • Level 7 award in leadership and management
  • Level 5 certificate in coaching and mentoring

Upcoming Training

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management March 2024
12 Mar 2024 - 10:00 to 16 Apr 2024 - 13:00
ILM Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management
20 Mar 2024 - 09:00 to 26 Jun 2024 - 13:00

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Roisin Kelly

Skills Development Coordinator