ILM Team Leading Apprenticeship Level 2

The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Team Leading Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised qualification delivered to national occupational standards at level 2.  It provides a structured programme of assessment and training through a Combined VRQ/NVQ Qualification and Functional Skills. It is a flexible training programme that is delivered entirely in the workplace.

The Team Leading programme will provide training from industry experienced tutors and assess competency for the role. The Apprenticeship comprehensively covers the full range of roles and responsibilities of the team/group leader or member.  

Candidates automatically become student members of the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) upon enrolment for this qualification.


The Apprenticeship framework is delivered entirely in the workplace (no need to attend college) in 2 core elements:

1. Transferable Skills – Key Skills

  • Application of Number - Level 1
  • Communication - Level 1

2. Combined Qualification 

  • VRQ and NVQ Combined Qualification

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

ERR will be covered through induction and the ERR Induction workbook. The provider will return a sign off sheet as evidence of completion, signed by the employer, apprentice and provider.


The Apprenticeship Framework in Team Leading L2 usually takes 12-15 months to complete.  



The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) is Europe’s leading awarding body for leadership and management qualifications. More people in the UK gain leadership and management qualifications with ILM than from any other awarding body.


Contact us for details of government funding that may be available for Apprenticeship programmes to develop skills within your organisation. 


To find out more about this programme including minimum numbers, our flexible delivery methods and whether you are entitled to any financial support please contact Vivienne Compton direct on 0845 1306461 or email

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