Level 2 Award For Young Leaders (ILM)

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A unique opportunity to provide young people with the skills and recognition to set them apart from the crowd. This programme is full of fun activities and is designed to help young learners develop a range of skills and behaviours in leadership, self-management and mentoring, alongside an appreciation of the benefits that can be gained through social action (volunteering). This qualification is meaningful in lots of different workplace industries and in education.


  • Learn core leadership and self-management skills and behaviours
  • Develop an understanding and a set of core skills in the role of mentoring
  • Improve personal accountability and motivation
  • Gain an understanding of how volunteering (social action) benefits both the individual and the community
  • Have evidence through a reflective journal of individual development
  • Gain a solid foundation of core personal skills that will support the next stages in career or education progression
  • Get a nationally recognised qualification
  • Support and enhance the completion of other established recognised pathways such as:
    • Community or Junior Sports Leaders Awards Level 1 or 2
    • Business employees volunteering in the community
    • Community Education programmes
    • Queen’s Scout Award
    • V50 or VImpact Awards
    • Adults volunteering
    • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
    • GCSEs, A Levels or NVQs
    • Learning Champion training
    • Qualifications for Volunteer Skills for Life Assistants
    • Cadet groups
    • 14 years plus learners in full-time education seeking routes to enhance their CV

Course code





2 days of interactive particpative activities on campus, please self study



Course Content

Unit 8004-203 Developing Self Leadership and Resilience for Young People
provides an understanding of the self-leadership and resilence required by an individual.
Learners will be required to complete a portfolio to demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application delivered in this programme – to put the skills and knwoledge learned into practice and self-reflection.

1. Understand the use of effective self-leadership to achieve identified goals

1.1 List the skills of self-leadership

1.2 Explain how effective self-leadership and resilience will help you achieve goal

2. Develop self-leadership skills

  • Set SMART personal objective(s) to achieve goals
  • List things that will either help you or prevent you from achieving your objective(s)
  • Show how you have motivated yourself to achieve your objective(s)
  • Use problem-solving skills to help you achieve objective(s)
  • Show resilience by coping in a positive way when things don’t go to plan
  • Show how you sought help from others when things didn’t go to plan

3. Reflect on self-leadership

3.1 Self-assess your performance in self-leadership and showing resilience

8004-200 – Developing Awareness of Equality and Diversity
To enable learners to develop their role to promote equality and diversity and the development of behaviours to support this. Throughout this unit, delegates wukk be required to complete a portfolio to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the topics/practical application, which allows learners to put the theory learned into practice and self reflect.1. Understand equality and diversity understand the use of effective self-leadership to achieve identified goals

1.1 Explain what is meant by ‘promoting equality’

1.2 Explain what is meant by ‘respecting diversity’

1.3 Explain why equality and diversity are important in your community

2. Understand how equality and diversity affects their community

  • Describe at least four different behaviours that should be combated as they lead to discrimination
  • Identify actions that individuals should take to promote equality and the valuing of diversity within their community

3. Reflect on awareness of equality and diversity

3.1 Self-assess your performance in promoting equality and valuing diversity


Completion of student workbook for both units.


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