Business and Management

Team Leading NVQ Level 2 Work-based

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course runs at various times throughout the year. You have 2 years to complete the course

Entry requirements
  • Participants will normally be either practising or aspiring team or cell leaders
  • GCSE at grade C or above in English and maths or equivalent
  • There are no formal educational requirements but learners should have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme
You will achieve

NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading

Last updated: 27th November 2018

Course overview

The Level 2 qualifications in Team Leading offer a highly flexible approach to learning and are designed for practising or aspiring team leaders who wish to develop their team leading skills and knowledge. There is a broad range of units available allowing employers and individuals to tailor the size and elements of the qualifications to suit their specific needs.

Course content

You will produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your competence in working in a team leading role. The portfolio will be presented as a traditional paper based file.

Three mandatory units cover the core skills you need to lead a team. You’ll learn how to plan, allocate and monitor work; tools and techniques to develop yourself as a leader; and how to get the most from your team. Then work with your employer and training provider to find the best fit from a wide range of optional units. These cover everything from communication skills to business improvement techniques. The choice includes units from Level 3 qualifications, to help you progress in your career and in formal professional training.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment of evidence produced.

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, A4 ring binder file, extra wide dividers and clear plastic wallets.

Where will I study?

All the work is carried out in the workplace.

What can I do next?

Successful learners may progress to a range of qualifications including the following:
  • Level 3 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £795 full fee payable.

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

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Team Leading NVQ Level 2 Work-based