ILM L2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

These qualifications are ideal for practicing team leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role. They also support new or aspiring team leaders – helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

The units in these qualifications cover a wide range of skills, knowledge and understanding. These include units that focus on communication, working with people, providing direction and leadership, and getting results – from problem-solving to planning and monitoring workloads.

The course runs for 3 hours per week, for 4 weeks.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College.



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Professional Studies

You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have achieved a minimum of 4 GCSEs including Maths and English at a grade C or above. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should have a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme or be working at this level.

You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams.

Benefits for individuals:

1. Learn core leadership and management skills
2. Put these skills into practice in your workplace
3. Improve your team’s performance
4. Get nationally recognised qualifications

Benefits for employers:

1. Motivated and competent team leaders
2. Increased productivity
3. Customise these qualifications to suit organisational and individual needs
4. Workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job

Award in Leadership and Team Skills:

1. Developing yourself as a Leader
2. Understanding Effective Team Working
3. Leading your Work Team

Successful learners will be able to progress to the ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Assessment will be through a range of methods including written reports and carrying out interviews.

The Tuition fee for this course is £150.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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