Qualification: Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Team Leading

Management Courses, Programmes and QualificationsLevel 2 NVQ Certificate in Team Leading

This qualification is aimed at

This qualification has been designed for team leaders who have some personal autonomy and responsibility, and who collaborate with others to deliver work. The NVQ gives learners the opportunity to develop the core competencies needed by team leaders in today’s dynamic business world.

Learners take three mandatory units focusing on managing personal development, working relationships with colleagues and communicating information and knowledge. They then choose from a diverse range of optional units to complete the qualification,tailoring their learning to meet their individual and organisational needs.

How does the candidate achieve this qualification?

Candidates will have to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and competence against the performance standards within this qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners:

will undertake an initial assessment to determine the appropriate NVQ level and optional units;
should normally be employed in a team-leading role to gather evidence from the workplace for assessment;
who are not currently in employment may be able to join the qualification if they are able to gather evidence of recent team leading experience in a paid or voluntary capacity from within a period of three years of registration.


Candidates usually attend and induction and initial assessment planning after which, as this type of qualification is principally candidate led, they will then work at their pace in their work environments generating the evidence required to meet the standards.

For the induction, candidates can:

attend a face-to-face closed induction and initial assessment planning session within a group of candidates within a single organisation, or
attend a face-to-face open induction and initial assessment planning session with a group of mixed candidates, or
work through the Online Learning Materials (distance learning) for this Unit.


Some units within this qualification may require Observation of the candidate by a qualified assessor performing an agreed but prescribed task. When the candidate has generated enough or all of the evidence required to meet the standards, this evidence can be submitted via an ePortfolio or by Paper Based Portfolio (postal submission).

ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Approved CentreAwarding Body

ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management)