Our FREE 12 week online courses are a great way to gain a nationally recognised qualification across a number of sectors. These courses enable to you to study flexibly and plan your learning at times that work best for you; whatever your goals. For further details about the course and the content, please click 'Course Description' below.
Whether you are an individual or employer looking to upskill your team, developing the skills and knowledge to successfully lead a team is crucial, particularly for those looking to progress themselves or their staff into management positions.
Our team leader training course will expand your knowledge on the principles of team leading and how a business operates, as well as developing key skills needed to be a successful team leader and communicate with a range of stake holders.
What will I study on this course?
*Unit 1: Principles of team leading**
Explore the various leadership styles and the impact of team dynamics as well as the techniques that are essential to effectively manage a team's workload.
Unit 2: Understand business
Develop an understanding of the different organisational structures and the business environment. You will develop your knowledge of the principles of business planning and finance within an organisation, as well as business reporting, management responsibilities and accountabilities within an organisation.
Unit 3: Understand how to communicate work-related information
Learn the principles and techniques behind work-related communication through both verbal and written forms. Develop skills in understanding a range of documents required for different types of meeting in a business environment.
Unit 4: Understand how to manage performance and conflict in the workplace
Discover how to manage team performance through benchmarking, as well as how to manage underperformance within a team and conflict in the workplace.
Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace
Explore themes of equality and diversity in the workplace, including the potential consequences of failing to comply with the relevant legislation.
*Unit 6: Understand how to develop working relations with colleagues**
Explore the principles of effective teamwork and how to be a 'buddy'. This unit also covers the benefits of effective team working, how to give feedback constructively and the techniques that may be used to resolve team conflict.
Unit 7: Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace
Discover the main health and safety responsibilities and laws affecting the workplace as well as the employers' and employees' responsibilities in relation to health and safety, as well as the support that is available for employees.
Unit 8: Understand how to develop and deliver a presentation
Explore the development and delivery of presentations, you will discover the advantages and limitations of various forms of media, look at the factors affecting contingency plans and consider different ways to evaluate presentations.
All of our distance learning courses covered in partnership with The Skills Network are free
Adult (19+) learners
Depending on your age, course, educational history and personal circumstances, there may be options available for you to receive a course fully-funded by the government. Our fee calculator will help give you an idea on whether you'll be able to have your course fee waived or covered by an Advanced Learner Loan.
Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan
If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.
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