Team Leader Programme

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Course Outcomes

To provide delegates with a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Team Leader. It identifies where a Team Leader fits into the management structure within an organisation. It also provides delegates with the tools to become more effective leaders in the workplace, identifying various leadership styles that can be used and when to use the most appropriate style. The motivation of subordinates is identified as key to greater productivity and there is a focus on the link between leadership, motivation, communications and delegation skills.

Who Should Attend?

Newly appointed team leaders, or those aspiring to become team leaders. Learners and Apprentices registered on occupational programmes.

Course Duration

Five knowledge modules and two practical role play modules run over 14 days
(Modular exams are written on a separate day after each knowledge module)

Course Cost Per Learner

Printing SA Member cost: R 4 220 per module and exam
Non-Member cost: R 5 064 per module and exam
Printing SA Member cost: R 21 100 entire programme
Non-Member cost: R 25 320 entire programme

Registration Closing Date:

18 February 2022

Employment Legislation
Employment Legislation.

Course Date
01 - 03 March 2022

Module 1 Exam Date : 11 March 2022
Employment Legislation
Employment Legislation Practical.

Course Date
08 March 2022

Module 1 Exam Date :11 March 2022
Workplace Communications
Workplace Communications.

Course Date
16 - 17 March 2022

Module 2 Exam Date : 22 March 2022
Workplace Ethics
Workplace Ethics.

Course Date
30 - 31 March 2022

Module 3 Exam Date :5 April 2022
Performance Management
Performance Management.

Course Date
12 - 13 April 2022

Module 4 Exam Date : 19 April 2022
Performance Management
Performance Management Practical.

Course Date
15 April 2022

Module 4 Exam Date : 19 April 2022
Team Leadership
Team Leadership.

Course Date
26 - 28 April 2022

Module 5 Exam Date :03 May 2022

The Team Leader Programme can be implemented in two different ways. The first pathway allows for employers to send their learners to Printing SA to attend the following theoretical component courses:

  • Employment Legislation.
  • Workplace Communications.
  • Workplace Ethics.
  • Performance Management.
  • Team Leadership.
Employment Legislation
The content of this 3-day course includes the following:
  • Know Your Rights
  • The Labour Relations Act
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act
  • Employment Equity Act
  • Skills Development Act.
  • Unemployment Insurance Act
  • Disciplinary Codes and Procedures.

The 1-day Practical Module is also conducted on-line and takes the form of a Counselling Roleplay.

The first pathway assumes that employers are providing the content and ETD practitioners for the implementation of the practical and experiential components of these courses. The second pathway provides a shortcut, which allows for learners to be enrolled in the Team Leader Programme. This programme is implemented as a partnership between Printing SA and the workplace.
Printing SA takes responsibility for the theoretical component courses which are implemented as classroom facilitated or eLearning courses.
Some of the courses, however, have practical and experiential components for which Printing SA will supply both the content and ETD practitioners to oversee the programme implementation. The content for the practical and experiential components will include:

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Log Books
  • Assignments and Briefs.
  • Assessment Instruments

Assessment and moderation of the practical components are conducted by Printing SA staff who are suitably qualified and registered assessors.

Performance Management
The content of this 2-day course includes the following:
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Performance Management of Teams

The 1-day Practical Module is also conducted on-line and takes the form of a Performance Planning Session and a Performance Counselling Roleplay.

Workplace Ethics
The content of this 2-day course includes the following:
  • Work Ethic
  • Ethics in the Workplace
  • Workplace Etiquette
  • Code of Conduct.
Workplace Communications.
The content of this 2-day course includes the following:
  • Basic Principles of Communication
  • Organisational Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Electronic Communication
  • Interview Communication
  • Meetings
Team Leadership.
The content of this 3-day course includes the following:
  • Leadership
  • Team Motivation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leading Teams
  • Meetings

Participating Companies will be provided Learner logbooks which define the Workplace Experience that must be completed, signed off and submitted with the necessary supporting evidence for verification before final certificates of competence are issued.