• August
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Business Management
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

Now is the time to get the skills you need to lead, organise and motivate your team.  This qualification is designed to help you boost your performance as a team member and help you make the transition from working in a team to leading a team. If you are a practising team leader, they will help you be more effective and confident in your role.

SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part-Time Day

Start date

Who is the course for?

This qualification is ideal if you have some leadership responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing your abilities. It’s particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management.

What will I study?

The units in this qualification cover a wide range of skills, knowledge and understanding. These include units that focus on: 

  • communication, with units that cover getting your message across and how to brief a team
  • working with people, including helping your team improve
  • providing direction and leadership, such as how to self-manage and develop as a team leader
  • essential competencies and getting results, from problem-solving to planning and monitoring workloads

Please contact Claire.gow@slc.ac.uk if you wish to discuss the content or would like more information.  

Next step course options

You can add to the units you achieve and study further units to achieve the Certificate in Leadership and Management building your qualification.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment instruments will involve you completing a relevant work-based task that will allow you to apply and reflect on your learning.

Each unit is divided into learning outcomes that describe what a learner should know, understand, and/or be able to do at the end of a programme. Learning outcomes are a regulated component of a unit and therefore may not be amended.  Each learning outcome is articulated by its assessment criteria, which are descriptions of what you are expected to do to demonstrate that the learning outcome has been achieved. Assessment criteria are pivotal to assessment and are the most commonly used component when marking.

Why should I choose this course?

With this course you will:

  • learn core leadership and management skills
  • put these skills into practice in your workplace
  • improve your team’s performance
  • get a nationally recognised qualification

resulting in

  • effective team leaders and motivated teams 
  • increased productivity
  • customise this qualification to suit organisational and individual needs
  • workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job

Where can this course lead?

You’ll gain a range of leadership and management skills to provide opportunities for promotion.

What are the entry requirements?

You should currently be employed in a team leader role or be an aspiring team leader or manager with good communication skills.

What are the interview arrangements?

Your offer will be based on your application.

Fees, finance and funding:

Other information:

Studying ILM leadership and management qualifications will give you complimentary access to studying membership from The Institute of Leadership & Management.

All ILM qualifications are awarded by The City and Guilds of London Institute which was founded in 1878 and is incorporated by Royal Charter.

 You may be eligible to receive up to £200 towards the cost of this course by applying for an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Cost of Course: £675

Part time course: 3 hrs per week for 12 weeks.
Evening course: Tuesday evening for 12 weeks

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