ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

These qualifications are ideal for practicing team leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role. They also support new or aspiring team leaders – helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

Benefits for individuals 
•    Learn core leadership and management skills 
•    Put these skills into practice in your workplace 
•    Improve your team’s performance 
•    Get nationally recognised qualifications.

Benefits for employers 
•    Motivated and competent team leaders 
•    Increased productivity 
•    Customise these qualifications to suit organisational and individual needs 
•    Workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to the job.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge/study of leadership & management is required. 

  • Developing the Work Team
  • Using Resources Effectively and Efficiently in the Workplace
  • Workplace Communication


You will need access to a computer and wifi to complete coursework.

How will I study my course?

  • Online

Three face to face group tutorial days, combined with online study and one to one support available in person, or via email/phone.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Study while you work and gain an industry recognised qualification to enhance your career prospects.

Featuring three face to face workshop sessions, this qualification is usually completing over a 3 month period. Total study time – around 30 hours.

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    September and January


    £386.  For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Successful learners will be able to progress to the ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management.

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.