Leadership Skills QQI Level 6

Overview – The purpose of this a programme 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 Course Code: Leadership 6N2191

QQI Level 6

6 Days


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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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Why Should I Choose Optimum Limited

Optimum Limited provides a wide range of business development, consultancy and training, accredited and non-accredited to companies across all industry sectors, whilst also offering client-specific and scheduled training programmes. 

Since its establishment in 1990, Optimum has demonstrated a clear correlation between people development and the bottom line. This ethos has helped Optimum in establishing a portfolio of highly reputable clients in the private sector, state and local agencies, universities and professional bodies,nationally and internationally. As a preferred choice provider and partner to many of Ireland’s leading businesses, we have learned that the key to our success is putting their success first. Our focus is on building lasting partnerships that offer positive outcomes and an engaging and rewarding learning experience. 

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Who Should Apply

This course is suited to participants of all experience levels, including beginners  and suitable for individuals in leadership positions or aspiring to become leaders, including managers, supervisors, team leaders, and project managers. It also benefits professionals seeking career advancement and enhanced leadership potential in various industries and sectors.

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

What Study Options Are Available

Many of our courses are now available in a variety of classroom formats. All formats cover the same course content.

Live Virtual Online Classroom

Live lectures are delivered using Zoom (www.zoom.us) or MS Teams if requested. During these sessions, your tutors will use interactive learning elements to ensure an engaging learning experience. When appropriate, students will be encouraged to activate their video and microphones so that they can ask questions and enhance peer to peer learning

Online courses can be accessed from any computer or laptop with an internet connection.

In-Person and Onsite Classroom

Optimum Limited can provide in-company onsite training if requested. If there is not a classroom available, Optimum can provide a training room in the HQ Office in Dublin.

Optimum can also provide training in hotels conference rooms or room hires if requested.

On Demand

On Demand courses enable you to complete your course on your own time. Optimum have an e-learning platform called MyOptimum which includes a library of online on demand training programmes. This learning platform comprises of  pre-recorded videos and interactive powerpoints followed by activities designed to put the new information and concepts into practice through exercises, quizzes, forum participation and other activities.

How Will This Course Benefit Me

This QQI accredited leadership skills course benefits learners with essential leadership abilities, including effective communication, decision-making, and team management. It enhances self-awareness and emotional intelligence while adding credibility to their credentials. Career advancement opportunities and improved team performance arise from the course, fostering adaptability, problem-solving, and ethical leadership.

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

Payment & Funding Options

Payment Options:

Payments can be made by EFT, PayPal or Stripe. If you need to pay by other forms of payment, please enquire with us and we can let you know if this is possible.

Funding Options:

Due to our experience and reputation, Optimum are part of many panels that provide funding opportunities to businesses in different sectors. Funding can range from 10% – 35% subsidy. Contact the Optimum Team for further information.

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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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