Welcome to the SBM Partnership application area for the new Level 5 Diploma for School Business Leaders programme (course code: 740). The partnership is operated nationally by Serco, Adfecto and ISBL.
Once your application has been submitted through this site and your place confirmed, you will be enrolled onto the programme’s e-learning area where you will access your programme activities, discussion groups, facilitator support and other programme details.
How to apply
Our new ILM Level 5 Diploma for School Business Leaders programme (course code 740) is based on newly-designed materials which are closely aligned to the latest Professional Standards.
To find out more - click here for the latest Level 5 programme information on content, structure, prices, start dates and to access key documents.
Once you are ready to apply, please go to the section below and click on the Sign Up and Apply link.
If this is your first application on this site, you will need to create a user account (this takes just a few minutes to set up). You will be asked for your name and email address, and to create a personal username, password, and security question.
You will then be able to complete the application form, which should take around 10-15 minutes. Please note that it is not possible to save the form and return at a later date (contact us if you need to reset your form).
Keep your login details somewhere safe as you will need them again when you start your course.
Sample application form
If you would like to view a sample of the application form before you apply online, please click here for an overview of the questions.