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ILM Level 2 Certificate in Leadership & Team Skills
Flexible Starts 
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Business Services & Enterprise 
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Entry Requirements
You need to be working in a team leadership role or be new to team leadership within your job role.

Leadership & Team Skills ILM Certificate L2 Online

The Institute of Leadership and Management offers a wide range of qualifications covering all aspects of leadership and management. Last year 90,000 people registered for an ILM qualification, gaining the crucial skills and knowledge to improve their performance at work. The Level 2 qualifications in Leadership and Team Skills 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 one. This course has a flexible start date and is available for students to start at any point throughout the year.

About the Course

You are able to start the online course leading to the ILM Level 2 Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills at almost any time of the academic year. The course takes approximately 12 months to complete; this can be longer or shorter depending on your available study time. You are expected to study for at least three hours a week. Alternatively, you may be interested in the Award which takes six months to complete.

Success in gaining ILM qualifications at the Sheffield College has been outstanding - we are able to offer selected level ILM units online as shown below. Additional units are currently being developed; contact us for further information. Flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer.

You will be given access to high quality online course materials written by a specialist teacher. You are expected to work through the materials, completing formative tasks. At the end of each unit, you will be expected to complete an assignment. Subject to demand, we can arrange for individual face-to-face tutorials and/or group workshops.

You will receive six months’ trial membership of the ILM, giving access to a range of resources and services including a specialist online portal which can be used to enhance and supplement your continuing professional development (CPD) requirements. Another benefit to studying members is ILM’s management magazine, “Edge” which can be accessed online or in hard copy format. There is also the opportunity to attend evening events with input from a guest speaker and network with other members.

Key Units

We currently offer the following units online:


  • Communicating with People Outside the Team (1 credit)
  • Developing Yourself as a Team Leader (1 credit)
  • Developing the Work Team (1 credit)
  • Workplace Communication (1 credit)
Other Group 1 units are currently being developed.

Group 2

  • Solving Problems and Making Decisions (2 credits)
  • Understanding Innovation and Change in an Organisation (2 credits)
  • Giving Briefings and Making Presentations (2 credits)
  • Understanding Leadership (2 credits)
  • Understanding Conflict Management in the Workplace (1 credits)

To achieve the Certificate you must study a minimum of 13 credits with a maximum of six credits taken from Group 2. A full list of units can be found on the ILM website.

Entry Requirements

You need to be working in a team leadership role or be new to team leadership within your job role.

Extra Costs

Ideally you should have Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) qualifications. To study online, you will need access to the internet and an email account.


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