Leadership Skills QQI Level 6

Overview – The purpose of this aprogramme is to equip you with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to skillfully lead other people in work-related tasks and activities. It will provide you with an in depth practical and theoretical understanding of the role and function of leadership in any business environment. Participants will evaluate their current leadership style and enhance their communication and organisational skills. You will develop the skills to effectively lead a team and promote a coaching environment

QQI Level 6

6 Days


Module Breakdown

Management Vs Leadership / Leadership Styles & Situational Leadership

This module will help participants understand different leadership and management styles and their impact on a team. It will provide managers with a development opportunity which will set the foundation for sustainable team and company development while enhancing their personal capabilities in a highly transferable manner.

Interpersonal Skills as a Leader

This module will explain the elements of good communications skills (oral, aural, written, non-verbal) and practice those skills in a training environment and in the workplace. It will explore the structure of teams and the nature of team dynamics and practice those skills in the context of team leadership, motivation, delegation, conflict resolution.

Effective Team Building Skills and Managing High performance

This module aims to look at the role of the manager as a leader of a team. It will analyse how teams are built by developing the right mix of people and outline how they can be motivated by a confident leader. It will explore in detail what makes a team, how to build a high performance team, how to structure work in teams and ultimately how to get the most from a team.

Effective Project Management 

The aim of this module is to provide participants with the principles of project management and use those skills to manage individual and group tasks towards a common goal.

Strategic Management / Leadership Planning & Development

This module will explore how personal and professional development can be achieved through reflection and planning and identify potential strategies to manage and facilitate different styles, independently, and/or, as part of a team

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Who Should Apply

This course is suited to participants of all experience levels, including beginners  and those who are expected to assume a leadership role, or who may already hold such a role, and for whom a recognised national qualification in Leadership is desired.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 5 or equivalent in a relevant subject area
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Competent in self-directed learning

For more details on participation suitability of this course, check out our learner handbook (click here) or contact us directly at hq@optimum.ie / (01) 672 8628

Assessment Criteria

Skills Demonstration 60%
Learner Record 40%

Qualification & Progression Options

This course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.

QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.

NFQ Credit Value: 15 credits

Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 6 credit towards the QQI Major Business Award (6M4985). To view more Major Awards that this programme can lead to, please contact us directly or visit www.qqi.ie

How to Apply

If you have any queries and require further information, we would be happy to chat to you. Contact us directly at hq@optimum.ie or talk to our team at (01) 672 8628

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