Special offer for CILEx members

CILEx has teamed up with the Institute of Leadership & Management to bring you the opportunity to gain additional recognition for your management skills and to help you keep those skills up to date.

Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)

ILM is the largest awarding body in the UK for qualifications in leadership, management, coaching and enterprise with over 90,000 learner registrations each year. They’re also a leading professional body with over 35,000 practising managers as members. They believe that skilled managers and leaders hold the key to creating productive workforces that deliver organisational and economic success.

Benefits of ILM membership

ILM membership recognises your professional status, qualifications and experience, and gives you the opportunity to network with other managers from different sectors and occupations. There is also a comprehensive range of services to support your continuing professional development as a leader and manager.  Learn more at

ILM Fellowship

If you have at least 5 years’ senior management experience and a management-related qualification at level 5 or above, you could be eligible for membership as a Fellows, ILM’s most prestigious grade. Guidelines are available at


ILM is offering annual subscriptions at £100, except for Fellowship grade fees which are £135. Please note that ILM may raise this fees in October, so apply now to take advantage of the current rates.

Whenever you decide to join, as a member of CILEx you won’t have to pay the usual £50 ILM joining fee.  You can also reduce the cost of your subscriptions by £10 if you pay by direct debit. 

How to apply

For all membership grades except Fellowship you can join online. Enter the promotional code ILEX and press submit to get the special rate. 

For Fellowship applications email a copy of your CV to , quoting CILEx in the subject heading.

For impartial advice on your Fellowship application, contact Hilary Hall, Director of Customer Services at ILM on 01543 266819 or email

Note: Member benefits change from time to time so please check the ILM website for up to date information.