Course summary

Aimed at:
Anyone aged 14-24 who wants to develop their skill set and attractiveness to employers

ILM, City & Guilds

Be the Difference

Competition is high for young people. The Young Leaders Programme is completely unique, it gives young people the skills and recognition to set them apart from the crowd. Learners get a qualification that is recognised internationally, it’s concrete and meaningful in lots of different industries in the workplace and in education, and they also learn lots of practical skills.

The Young Leaders programme is packed with fun activities that develop essential lifelong skills and behaviours of self-management, problem-solving, resilience, communication, leadership and teamwork through the five units below:

  • Developing Self Leadership & Resilience (Mandatory)
  • Developing Leadership Skills (Optional)
  • Developing Mentoring Skills (Optional)
  • Developing Awareness of Equality & Diversity (Optional)
  • Developing Skills to Work as a Volunteer (Optional)

•    Develop key employability skills
•    Stand out from the crowd – whether applying for a job, apprenticeship or for further/higher education
•    Gain an accredited qualification
•    Grow in confidence and self-esteem
•    Demonstrate a level of commitment to personal growth
•    Have fun!

Who is this Programme For?

This is an in-house programme run in collaboration with organisations and colleges. This programme is ideal for anyone aged 14-24 who wants to develop their skill set and attractiveness to employers.

It is ideal for young people who are preparing for their next transition; whether it is to college, university, apprenticeships or a job. It is also a good ‘add on’ for those on an apprenticeship scheme, sports teams, youth clubs, or for those completing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (or similar).

Course Features

•    Each unit is 2 days of highly interactive, practical workshops. Learners can complete between 2 and 5 units.
•    1-to-1 advice and practical help from our expert coaches who have trained people from some of the world’s largest organisations.
•    All materials; handbooks, workbooks, and access to a huge range of resources.
•    All work and assessment completed during programme days
•    On successful achievement, an internationally recognised and respected ILM Level 2 Award or Extended Award as well as up to 9 credits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

How The Course Works

Each unit has 2 lively workshop days and learners do between 2 and 5 units. These days are packed with activities that are designed to focus on a number of essential skills. Between activities we discuss ‘What Went Well’ and ‘Even Better If’. Learners complete workbooks during the days to record what they have learnt; these workbooks are the assessments for the programme.

It takes approximately 2 months to complete this programme.

When You Have Finished

You will receive an internationally recognised ILM Certificate. This is accepted by Ofqual as being at Level 2 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

How To Apply

This is an in-house programme and for further information about bespoke group programmes for schools and organisations to add to their CSR programme please contact us on