Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

The course provides team leaders with the foundation skills necessary for formal development within their role. It helps to develop a wide range of team-leading skills covering aspects such as establishing a team, motivation, communication, reporting structures, and the relevant legislation required to progress confidently within their role.

The Certificate in Principles of Team Leading comprises of eight units:

  • Unit 1 – Principles of team leading
  • Unit 2 – Understand business
  • Unit 3 – Understand how to communicate work-related information
  • Unit 4 – Understand customers
  • Unit 5 – Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Unit 6 – Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Unit 7 – Introduction to coaching
  • Unit 8 – Understand personal development
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What's next?

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.


Is it for me?

This course is suitable for learners who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team.

The course does require the learner to reflect on their own experiences, and is therefore only suitable for people who have previously been, or are currently in a team leading or supervisory job role.



  • Levels available 2
  • Start Date Various
  • Course Ref A168-1/2
  • Location Off Site Activity (Distance Learning)
  • Fees
  • 19 - 23 £ 0.00
  • 24+ £ 0.00
  • Overseas £ 800.00

The course duration is 8 weeks, and requires three to four hours of study per week. Course start dates are flexible, but learners are expected to successfully complete the programme of study within the allocated timescale.

Learners will receive a nationally recognised qualification by successfully completing this course. The Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading is awarded by NCFE.

The course requires three assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification. Students are allocated a tutor who will mark their assessments, and can be contacted by telephone or email if required.

Eligible candidates must have prior or current experience working within a team leading or supervisory job role.

Students must be at least 19 years of age to enrol for the course.

Applicants aged 19-23 are eligible if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification if required.

Applicants aged 24+ do not require any prior academic qualifications, but need a reasonable level of English language ability in order to complete a distance learning course.

Applicants must have lived in the EU for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, and the West Midlands. Please contact providers in your local area for alternative options.


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