Course description

This exciting new learning opportunity is designed for those involved in a business or those aspiring to a career in the business area.

The pathway includes three strands:

  • Principles of Team Leading covers characteristics of effective leaders, leadership styles and potential impacts and the benefits of effective leadership for organisations
  • Lean Organisation Techniques involves learning specific techniques and tools to improve business performance including enabling effective team performance and in addition, how to access the business sector/further qualifications and learning
  • Principles of Business Administration includes the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role
  • Industry guest speakers may form part of this curriculum subject to availability

The three strands of the course are delivered via a hybrid study programme consisting of two days per month in college over six months and the remainder of the course is self-study distance learning. Study is supported by the provision of a tailored virtual learning environment which is accessed from home. 

Course content

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Team Leading
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Techniques
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

Useful information

Assessment will be by student workbook with an engaging variety of interesting and sometimes challenging learning activities, methods, and written assessments. No exams. Let our experienced tutors encourage you out of your comfort zone and broaden your horizons in a supportive learning environment. A notebook and pen would be useful, you may bring your own laptop if you prefer.