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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 5
Unit No:
R/506/5275
Credits:
4
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to assess own capacity to lead in own area of responsibility.

Additional details

1.1  Assess own strengths:

  • distinguish leadership from management
  • leadership traits and styles
  • leadership self-analysis questionnaires

1.2  Evaluate strengths:

  • evaluation of leadership in four directions
  • strengths and weakness evaluation
  • job role mapped to leadership competencies

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Assess own strengths and ability to lead in a leadership role.
  • 1.2
    Evaluate strengths within own area of responsibility.

2

Be able to provide direction and set objectives in own area of responsibility.

Additional details

2.1  Outline direction:

  • department strategy document
  • team strategy document
  • project plans
  • presentations

2.2  Set objectives:

  • organisational objectives
  • team meeting notes
  • appraisals and PDP’s
  • SMART objectives

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Outline direction for own area of responsibility.
  • 2.2
    Work with colleagues to set objectives that align with those of the organisation.

3

Be able to communicate the direction for own area of responsibility and collect feedback to inform improvement.

Additional details

3.1  Communicate agreed direction:

  • presentations
  • plans
  • team meeting notes
  • informal meetings
  • appraisals and PDP’s

3.2  Collect feedback:

  • team feedback
  • manager feedback
  • customer feedback
  • supplier feedback

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Communicate the agreed direction to individuals within own area of responsibility.
  • 3.2
    Collect feedback to inform improvement in own area of responsibility.

4

Be able to assess own leadership performance.

Additional details

4.1  Assess feedback:

  • summary of feedback
  • feedback mapped against job role competencies

4.2  Evaluate own performance:

  • areas for improvement
  • leadership improvement plan
  • meeting notes with mentor
  • own appraisal and PDP

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Assess feedback on own leadership performance.
  • 4.2
    Evaluate own leadership performance.

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