NCFE Certificate in
Team Leading Knowledge Level 2 Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5

Learn about effective and efficient team leading techniques.


Why take this course?

Suitable for learners working in leadership roles, aspiring to progress within a team or hoping to gain employment in a role which requires leadership skills, this course creates a foundation of relevant knowledge which learners can build on in their future career. Learners will develop and improve their practical skills which are needed to successfully lead a team.

Learners will be introduced to key principles of team leading, techniques and business practices, which will enable them to perform effectively in a leadership role in the workplace.

An understanding of performance and conflict management will also be gained as well as strengthening their communication skills and increase their knowledge of legislation related to a leadership role.

What you will experience

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to gain further skills to develop their careers and progress in the workplace. It is suitable for anyone who is new to a team leading role, or those who are hoping to become a team leader as they advance their careers. This course is split into eight manageable units:

  • Unit 2: Understand business
  • Unit 3: Understand how to communicate work–related information
  • Unit 4: Understand how to manage performance and conflict in the workplace
  • Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Unit 6: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Unit 7: Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Unit 8: Understand how to develop and deliver a presentation
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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note that fee waivers may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses.

Next steps




Duration Fees Code
190 Hours over 18 Weeks £80.00
Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.