Level 2
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

The focus of the assessment for this unit is on team-working skills. However, it is expected that the underpinning teaching and learning will help develop learners’ understanding of
• different types of team
• the benefits of team-working
• the characteristics of effective team-working.


To develop learners’ team-working skills.

Unit Learning Outcomes


Be able to identify when it would be beneficial to approach a task or problem as a team.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Assess the advantages and disadvantages of taking a team approach to complete a task or solve a problem.


Be able to recognise the different strengths, skills and experiences different people bring to a team.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Assess own strengths, skills and experiences, as relevant to a task being undertaken by a team.

  • 2.2

    Assess relevant strengths, skills and experiences that other members bring to a particular team.


Be able to allocate roles and responsibilities within the team in relation to a given task.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Agree with other team members the roles and responsibilities of each member of the team, so that collectively they can complete a team task effectively.


Be able to work positively as a member of a team.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Identify relevant ideas and suggestions from others that will enable the team to complete the task.

  • 4.2

    Devise and follow a team plan to complete a task or solve a problem. 

  • 4.3

    Contribute to a team by sharing skills and knowledge and fulfilling own agreed role.

  • 4.4

    Offer help, support or advice to team members when appropriate.

  • 4.5

    Respond positively to advice and constructive criticism.

  • 4.6

    Devise and follow an agreed code of conduct for effective team-working.


Be able to reflect on the performance of a team.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1

    Assess how own performance contributed to the overall performance of the team.

  • 5.2

    Describe ways in which the team as a whole performed effectively.

  • 5.3

    Explain areas in which the team could have worked together more effectively and how they could improve their team-working skills.