Team building


Principle usually combined with a type of event that stimulates team effort, usually to complete certain assignments or to perform a recreational activity. This can apply to various kinds of teams, often to a team of colleagues socialising outside of the workplace.

Alternative labels

team improvement
team development
team reinforcement

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Team building is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Team building is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Outdoor activities instructor: Outdoor activities instructors organise and lead recreational outdoor trips through which the participants learn skills such as hiking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, canoeing, rafting, rope course climbing etc. They also provide team-building exercises and activity workshops for disadvantaged participants. They ensure the safety of the participants and the equipment and explain safety measures for the participants to understand themselves as well. Outdoor activities instructors should be prepared to deal with the consequences of bad weather conditions, accidents and should responsibly manage possible anxiety from participants concerning certain activities.




  1. Team building – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022