CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading

  • Harness your potential as a new or aspiring Team Leader
  • Be counted amongst certified Chartered Management Institute (CMI) management & leadership professionals
  • Master core skills for effective management and build your reputation as a skilled and respected Team Leader
  • Qualify and validate your skills with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors

    CMI Level 2 Award

    Are you looking to improve your leadership skills and advance your career? The CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading qualification may be just what you need!

    The CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading is designed for individuals who are new to management or looking to move into a management role, and it provides fundamental knowledge and skills required to become an effective team leader.

    By earning a CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading certification, you can demonstrate to potential employers that you possess strong leadership abilities and a commitment to ongoing professional development. This can increase your career prospects and income potential, while also helping you gain the confidence and skills needed to lead with excellence!

    Once you have completed this Award, you will benefit from progressing to the CMI Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership to validate your experience.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs (plus an exclusive AI Tutor Bot for round-the-clock questions)
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Your Exam Simulator will prepare you for your official exam by providing all the conditions for sitting and passing your exam successfully, as well as your end-module quizzes
    • A Simulated Project Assignment gives you the opportunity to virtually shadow a Project Manager and gain real-world, practical experience
    • Your Student Community Forums give you the opportunity to share questions, ideas, and knowledge with other professionals studying this certification
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    You are eligible for, subject to your package choice and support requirements:

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Full selection of CMI Level 2 study units as offered by the CMI
    • Pre-marking and official marking for assignments to ensure you have the best chance possible at achieving success
    • Access to a full Support Team including a certified Tutor and Study Coach for assistance with study queries
    • CMI Membership with exclusive benefits
    • A professional, Management-oriented CV rewrite
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities

    Certification: CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading

    Vendor: Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification

    Study time: 50 hours

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning (provider number C10436701) is a CMI Approved Centre (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    Since 1947, the Chartered Management Institute has empowered management and leadership professionals. The CMI upholds the highest standards of the profession and offers Chartered Manager Status through their Royal Charter, bringing together a global community of passionate & dedicated managers.

    Established in the aftermath of the Second World War, their mission was to help rebuild the UK by raising the quality and standard of management. CMI developed the first diploma in management, and they are still dedicated to improving management practice today.

    Certification expiry
    Once you have completed your CMI qualification, it stays with you for life! You need not renew or re-certify once passing your assignments.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    The Key to Your Success

    Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

    • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
    • Help you through the best options for you
    • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 
    Meet your Team

    Career and Progression Prospects

    Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

    Team Leader

    Assistant Manager

    Trainee Manager

    Junior Manager

    There are currently 32,943 Team Leader jobs in the UK.
    Source: Adzuna

    CMI Membership

    Whether you’re an ambitious highflyer or at the start of your management journey, CMI offers a host of benefits to support you through your career journey:

    • Access to over 100,000 reliable and validated management and leadership resources
    • Mentorship by senior managers who are keen to share their knowledge and experience
    • A Career Development Centre with digital tools to support & boost your career prospects
    • Opportunity to attend CMI’s national and local events (both online and in your area)
    • CMI’s quarterly magazine including current trends in management with industry top tips
    • Access to a mental health platform that provides support for your emotional wellbeing
    • Regular updates via E-Newsletters straight to your inbox with the latest management news and ways to get involved.

    Support Options

    Premium Support will suit you if you are studying CMI for the first time and want to get the best results from the valuable time you spend studying, researching, and writing assignments.

    Standard Support might suit you if you have already completed a CMI qualification through us and don’t need the added support and services.


    *Students choice

    • Full Choice of Study Units
    • Official Assignment Marking
    • Study Coach and Mentor
    • CMI Tutor
    • Pre-Marking of Assignments
    • Career Services
    • CMI Membership
    • 3 Months’ Access


    • Prescribed Study Units
    • Official Assignment Marking
    • Limited Support
    • 2 Months’ Access

    Your Success is Assured

    Expert Career Consultants

    Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

    Certified Tutors

    Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

    Study Coaches and Mentors

    Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

    Experienced Recruitment Advisors

    Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, Linkedin profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

    Handpick Your Units

    ITonlinelearning offers all the Level 2 study units from the CMI – so you have the widest selection available to tailor a study programme that best suits you and your career!

    To achieve the CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading, you will need to complete an individual unit or any combination of units to a minimum of 5 credits.


    This unit is about the development of the skills and knowledge of the team leader, and the responsibilities for team welfare.


    This unit is about organising and leading a team briefing to communicate within the team.


    This unit is about identifying, sourcing, managing and maximising resources to achieve team objectives.


    This unit is about understanding how to communicate and develop work relationships with the manager, team and those outside the team.


    This unit is about inducting a new team member and identifying, planning and implementing team training.


    This unit is about identifying the customer, providing the level of service and resolving customer issues.


    This unit is about leading the team in planning, reviewing and achieving the work to meet required objectives.

    UNIT 2008V1 – BEING A TEAM LEADER (5 CRD & 50 TUT)

    This unit is about the responsibilities of a team leader and the impact of leadership style and motivational techniques on team performance.


    This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a team leader.


    This unit is about understanding the meaning of Corporate Social Responsibility, its influence on the organisation, department or team, and the team leader’s responsibilities for Corporate Social Responsibility.

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    Projecting Your Salary

    We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

    £32.9K /

    per year

    Team Leader

    £39.6K /

    per year


    £49.8K /

    per year

    Senior Manager

    Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

    Customer-Approved Service since 2007

    You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

    An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

    When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

    Tailored Advice & Consulting

    There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

    Full Student Success Team

    To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

    Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

    Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

    Finance that suits your lifestyle

    You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

    Validate Your Expertise

    Hard work pays off: you will receive a certificate accredited by the prestigious, globally recognised Chartered Management Institute once you have completed this qualification. This certificate is a testament to your skills and is highly regarded in the UK.

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    CMI Level 2 Award in Team Leading
    Frequently Asked Questions

    You have questions, and we have all the answers

    The Level 2 CMI qualification is intended for aspiring Team Leaders looking to break into the high-demand field of management and leadership.

    The Level 2 CMI qualification is equivalent to GCSEs in academic terms.

    CMI qualifications are available at different levels of depth and duration. Awards are the shortest and most concise qualification type. Certificates provide a broader base of knowledge and skills and take longer to complete. Diplomas provide a comprehensive and extensive program of learning and typically take the longest of to complete.

    CMI qualifications do not require individuals to take any official exams. However, a series of assignments must be completed and assessed by CMI-qualified Tutors before a qualification can be awarded. These assignments are research-based and have specific requirements, including font size and structure, as well as word limits that vary depending on the award, certificate, diploma, or extended diploma, and the level of the qualification.

    The Chartered Manager status is the epitome of professional recognition in the management and leadership field. It signifies a commitment to exceptional management skills and continuing professional development, as well as a demonstrated ability to deliver measurable impact. As the only professional body with a Royal Charter, the CMI is uniquely qualified to award this prestigious designation. As a Chartered Manager, you would be able to indicate the prestige of your qualification with the post-nominals ‘CMgr’ following your name on professional documents and platforms including LinkedIn, your CV, or your email signature. Those just starting their careers in management may be interested in Foundation Chartered Manager status, which recognises existing skills and knowledge and provides a pathway to full Chartered Manager status.