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Level 2 Team Leading

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The skills and knowledge you need to tackle the role with confidence

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for new and aspiring team leaders – get an in-depth introduction to the role and its responsibilities. This is a nationally recognised qualification – the ideal launch pad for your management career.
Results for you

• The core skills to lead a team successfully
• Motivation techniques to get the best from people
• The confidence to tackle difficult issues, like underperformance
• Tools to develop yourself as a leader
Impact for your employer

• Team leaders equipped with the skills they need to perform
• Staff who are competent to manage people and relationships
• Better communication and collaboration in teams
• Incentivise your staff to develop their potential
Focus on the skills you need

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.

Full qualification details


We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

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Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

13 - 36

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 3 unit groups. At least 1 hour of induction and at least 2 hours of tutorial support are required. There are 3 mandatory units from group 1 and a choice of optional units from groups 2 and 3. Learners must attain a minimum of 13 credits (maximum of 6 credits from

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