Level 2 Principles of Team Leading

The free distance learning Level 2 Principles of Team Leading course is suitable for those wanting to learn more about the skills and knowledge required to successfully lead a team. The course is suitable for anyone currently working in a team leading role or aspiring to working in a team leading or supervisory role.

On the distance learning Level 2 Principles of Team Leading course, candidates will learn units such as understanding business, how to communicate work-related information, managing performance and conflict in the workplace and equality and diversity.

DurationCourse Duration: 12 weeks
LevelCourse Level: Level 2
FeesCourse Fees: Free

On the free distance learning Level 2 Principles of Team Leading course, you will learn the following units, ready for assessment.

Assessment 1

  • Unit 1: Principles of team leading
  • Unit 2: Understand business

Assessment 2

  • Unit 3: Understand how to communicate work-related information
  • Unit 4: Principles of managing performance and conflict in the workplace
  • Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace

Assessment 3

  • Unit 6: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Unit 7: Health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Unit 8: Understand how to develop and deliver a presentation

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. It may also be helpful if you have experience of working in a team leading role or an environment where you have access to a team leader and policies and procedures relevant to leading a team in the workplace.

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.


Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets, typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction, or typed using our fully online EQUAL platform. Candidates are issued with workbooks or online materials to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Upon completion, you will receive an electronic certificate, which will be sent to you via email. A paper certificate can be issued upon request.

The free distance learning Level 2 Principles of Team Leading course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.

Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.TQUK.org or click here. 

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