College of Management and IT (CMIT)

QQI Team Leadership

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eLearning course with Tutor Support.

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QQI Team Leadership


Course Details

This comprehensive QQI Team Leadership course, equips existing Team Leaders, Supervisors and Managers (and those considering a career in managing people) with detailed skills to create, lead, motivate, manage and develop teams. This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at work, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. This course is designed for those working in Large Companies, SMEs or the Public Sector.

By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Who should complete this QQI Team Leadership course?
  • Team Leaders: This course is advantageous for current team leaders or those aspiring to take on supervisory or team leader positions, providing them with the necessary skills to manage teams efficiently.
  • Existing Managers and Supervisors: Those already holding management positions will find this course beneficial in enhancing their leadership skills, helping them to lead teams more effectively.
  • Newly Appointed Managers: Individuals who have recently stepped into managerial roles can greatly benefit from this course to acquire essential leadership training, aiding their transition into these new roles.
  • Business Owners: Entrepreneurs managing teams will find this course helpful in developing strong leadership skills, essential for running a successful business.
  • Individuals Seeking Professional Qualification: This course is also suitable for those looking to gain a professional, accredited qualification in leadership through distance learning, enabling them to advance their careers​.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • Leaving Cert or equivalent, and/or relevant Life or Work Experience.
  • Learners must currently be working or have access to work experience or an organisation where they will be able to carry out a team activity – this is to facilitate the assessment requirements for the course.
  • Learners must be a resident of Ireland / based in Ireland.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English with excellent written English Skills in order to achieve the assessment criteria. Queries on the standard required can be directed to the college.
  • A basic working knowledge of computers in addition to a computer with internet access and word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word or Google Docs) is required to do the course.
  • Learners must be a resident of Ireland / based in Ireland.
  • For technical requirements required to access CMIT eLearning click here>
  • For more details on the suitability of this course click here>

How CMIT eLearning Works…

Topics covered in this QQI Team Leadership course
Unit 1: Understanding organisations
  • Organisation strategy
  • Organisation and team structure
  • Team formation
  • People management
Unit 2: Leadership skills
  • Management v. Leadership
  • Motivating staff
  • Identifying your leadership style
Unit 3: Team task management
  • Performance and task management
  • Set performance standards
  • Define the deliverables
  • Action plan with deadlines
  • Delegate responsibility
  • Monitor results
  • Performance management
  • This course is assessed through completion of activities and Portfolio and Skills Demonstration where candidates complete a range of activities such as leadership style identification, assessment of team structures, motivation techniques and management of team activities.
  • All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam for this course.
  • As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
  • This course leads to a level 6 component award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Students who successfully complete this programme may use this level 6 component certificate as credit towards a number of QQI Advanced Certificates including Business (6M4985) and Management (6M4587). For more details contact us.
  • Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Team Leadership (6N1948).
  • Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMIT is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details

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