Junior Management & Team Leader Skills

Version of the Generic Management NQF Level 4 qualification

Brief Description:

This skills programme is a streamlined version of the Generic Management NQF Level 4 qualification, which focuses on the key aspects of team/department management. It is aimed at equipping junior managers with the necessary skills required to manage a team or a department. The programme assists in building the foundations for strategic thinking and leadership skills.

Entry Level Requirements:

Communication, Mathematical Literacy and Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 and/or Grade 11.

Target Market:

This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organisations and/or junior managers of business units in medium and large organisations.


The programme consists of 7 days of training, either online or classroom based. A total of 280 notional hours must be accounted for to be declared competent for this skills programme.

Cost from R7 350 per learner

(Terms & Conditions Apply)

Programme Content:

Unit Std Unit Standard Title Credits
242821 Identify responsibilities of a team leader in ensuring that organisational standards are met 6
242824 Apply leadership concepts in a work context 12
242819 Motivate and build a team 10

Exit Outcomes:

The competent learner will be capable of:

  • Explaining the relationship between the type, ownership, size of an organisation and its management structure.
  • Explaining the role of a team leader in an organisation.
  • Explaining the purpose of the team.
  • Contracting with the team members to obtain commitment to achieve organisational standards.
  • Implementing, monitoring, and evaluating performance against team objectives and organisational standards.
  • Explaining the concept of leadership.
  • Differentiating between the concepts of leadership and management.
  • Applying leadership techniques to individuals and teams within the work context.
  • Evaluating the impact of leadership techniques applied.
  • Explaining the importance of motivating a team.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of self and team members in a workplace.
  • Applying theories of motivation and group dynamics.
  • Implementing a plan of action to strengthen a team.

Providing feedback and recognising achievements.

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