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Principles of Team Leading: Level 2 Certificate (Distance Learning)

Course information

Course Summary

This qualification is ideal for practising or potential team leaders. It will support the development of skills in leading a team to ensure that the team’s work achieves organisational objectives.

Course Code:N3TIS
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Level 2
Award:Principles of Team Leading NCFE Level 2 Certificate
Awarded by:NCFE
Course Length

Learners should aim to complete the course within 12 weeks.

Course Detail

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the roles and functions of a team leader. The programme will help students to develop the skills they need to support effective teamwork, deal with challenges within a team, and maintain a harmonious working environment. Team working is fundamental to the success of any organisation. As well as providing students with a nationally recognised qualification, this course will introduce them to the key areas concerned with effective team leading, such as supporting the development of team members; objective setting, communication and motivation; and maintaining the health, safety and security of themselves and their team. In addition, students will be able to increase their knowledge and understanding of procurement, customer service and information management. They will also look at topics surrounding equality and diversity and related legislation.

Candidates work through the course materials for the programme at times convenient to them, so there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification.

The course will cover the following areas and consists of two modules and units:

  • Workbook 1: Principles of team leading, Understand business, Understand how to communicate work-related information.
  • Workbook 2: Understand customers.
  • Workbook 3: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues.
  • Workbook 4: Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace.
  • Workbook 5: Introduction to Coaching.
  • Workbook 6: Understand personal development.
Course Fees

Free if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions)

Entry Requirements

You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials.

Your Next Steps

The programme will enable candidates to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects: or candidates could progress on to further specialist qualifications related to the context in which they work or the possibility of an apprenticeship in a related area.

Other Information


This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2021. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.

Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.

All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.

Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.

Last updated - 03/11/2021