The ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership & Team Skills is a short, concise qualification, specially designed to give you a solid foundation in formal leadership skills.
It's perfect for you if you're a team/cell leader who's new to the role, or if you're an aspiring leader who wants to gain a solid understanding of the principles and practicalities of team leading.
The Award in Leadership & Team Skills will give you a basic knowledge of the various roles, functions and responsibilities of a team leader and the limits of their authority and accountability.
At only 22 guided learning hours, this qualification is the perfect way to develop yourself as a team leader in a short amount of time. Plus, if you decide to progress to the full ILM Level 2 Certificate in Leadership & Team Skills, this Award counts towards the bigger qualification.
To achieve the ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills, you need a total of 3 credits from a choice of units.
You'll complete the mandatory unit (worth 1 credit) and make up the remaining 2 credits from a choice of optional units. You could take two units worth 1 credit each, or take one 2 credit unit.
Mandatory Unit (1 Credit)
Optional Units worth 1 Credit
Optional Units worth 2 Credits
Mandatory Unit: Developing Yourself as a Team Leader 1 Credit
Improving the Performance of the Work Team 1 Credit
Developing the Work Team 1 Credit
Working within Organisational and Legal Guidelines 1 Credit
Understanding Change in the Workplace 2 Credits
Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Work Environment 1 Credit
Briefing the Work Team 1 Credit
Business Improvement Techniques 2 Credits
Planning and Monitoring Work 2 Credits
Solving problems and Making Decisions 2 Credits
You'll benefit the most from this course if you're a practicing or potential team leader with two years full-time (or three years part-time) work experience.
You don't need any formal qualifications to enrol on this course, but you must be 18 or over.
If you have any disabilities which you believe may impact your studies or assessments, please inform your Course Advisor before
If you're currently working in or seeking a team leader position, this valuable qualification will enhance your prospects and could eventually lead to better paid, higher ranking roles.
Once you've completed the Level 2 Award in Leadership & Team Skills, you could progress to the full Level 2 Certificate, which covers more units and therefore gives you more comprehensive knowledge and wider-ranging leadership skills. This Award counts towards the credits you need to achieve the Certificate, so you're already part of the way there.
We believe in making learning accessible and affordable for all, so you'll have the option to pay for your course through an interest-free payment plan. You'll be able to get started right away with a small deposit and pay the rest by monthly direct debit. Our plans are flexible, so you can pay your balance off sooner if you choose.
If your company will fund your course, we can help you arrange this.
Speak to our course advisors for more information on our payment plans.
Once you enrol, you’ll have access to our Student Community, which will allow you to see your course materials, contact your tutor, submit your assignments and connect with your fellow students.
Your course materials have been specially designed for online learning by experts in the field. You'll work through step-by-step modules so you can easily keep track of your progress.
You'll have the opportunity to join a live induction webinar when you start your course. It's designed to help you navigate your way around the student community, to offer you help and support, and most importantly to give you a warm and friendly welcome to ICS Learn. We usually hold one a week, and you can attend any one that suits you.
You’ll have access to a huge range of resources that will aid your studies, including:
You’ll be assigned an expert academic tutor who'll be with you from enrolment to graduation. Their support is unlimited and you can contact them by phone, email or via the Student Community. They’ll answer any questions you have about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams, and help you work through any part of the course you’re stuck with.
They’ll also give you test papers and mock exams to ensure you’re ready to pass your exams. All your papers will be marked and given constructive feedback so you know exactly what your strengths are and what you can improve.
Our dedicated student support team will be on hand to assist you with administrative tasks, using the Student Community, and any other non-academic queries you may have.
Each unit has an end-of-unit assessment that must you must complete. They'll be in the form of short-answer questions and written tasks.
In addition to your course fee, you'll need to pay: