You can lead a team!
Become a team leader with the confidence needed to succeed.
The first step to management is gaining the skills and most importantly the confidence to give direction, feedback and motivation. Put your best foot forward and learn the skills required to move into your first leadership role. Download qualification guide.
Who is this for?
Do you want to take the leap into junior management? Do you want to make your CV stand out? Do you want to add to your skillset before getting back into the workforce? Then this introductory course in team leadership could be just what you need!
This qualification is also a fantastic option if you are not sure about whether study is right for you but you are keen to give it a go.
- Level: 3
- Credit: 48
- Qualification fee: $549.03 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: Part time: 36 weeks | Full time: 19 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: Part time: 13 | Full time: 26
To complete the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) you are required to complete the following courses:
If an individual course is of interest – it is possible to complete a course and not a full qualification. To find out the best study pathway for you, speak with one of our Sales and Learner Service Coordinators today – call 0800 328 269 or complete the form at the bottom of this page.
Benefits to you
Become a team leader
Learn the practical skills to become a team leader. This course will introduce you to the world of management – giving you the confidence to supervise a small team or take on a junior management role in your workplace. Understand your leadership style and how to deliver effective team performance.
Become a problem solver
Learn how to find solutions not problems. Become a confident and assertive decision maker.
Learn the tools to handle conflict
All managers need to be able to handle difficult situations. Learn the techniques to stand up and deliver everyday feedback to your team.
Be a communicator
Develop the communications skills required to be a team leader. Learn how to confidently report to senior management and work cooperatively in your team.
Learn the importance of goal setting
Every team needs to have targets they are working to achieve. Drive success in your organisation– learn the skills to set team goals, motivate and then meet those objectives. Become an effective team leader.
Confidently lead your team – be ready and capable.
Learn the skills to manage resources
Gain the skills required for everyday management – for example staff rosters, time management and quality control.
How will I learn?
You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.
How long will it take?
This qualification is made up of three courses. Each course is delivered over 12 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 160 hours of total study time for a 16 credit course. So to complete one of the courses successfully in the 12 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 13 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our Sales and Learner Service Coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
Career and study pathways
If you wish to undertake further study towards other business qualifications, download our business qualification pathways flowchart, to find your next step.
No minimum required
English language requirements where English is not the first language:
- IELTS 5.0 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in any subtest), or equivalent
(N.B. Learners who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills)
Student loans and allowances
If you want to study as a full-time student you must enrol in more than one course in a qualification at a time. Please refer to Studylink definition of a full-time student – https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
“The attraction to eCampus NZ was the opportunity to further my study and learning in a way that was cost-effective and flexible. As I work full-time, I used my evenings and weekends to complete 20 hours a week of study and holidays to catch up.”
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.