The Dictionary defines discipleship as the following
one of the 12 personal followers of Christ.
one of the 70 followers sent forth by Christ. Luke 10:1.
any other professed follower of Christ in His lifetime.
2. Any follower of Christ.
3. (initial capital letter) a member of the Disciples of Christ.
4. A person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of another; follower: a disciple of Freud.
verb (used with object), discipled, discipling.
5. Archaic. to convert into a disciple.
6. Obsolete. to teach; train.
This lists teaching as an obsolete meaning. In order to create disciples we have to teach others about Christ and how we are to live our lives for Him. Jesus taught his disciples for about 3 years. His disciples followed him and learned from him.
The only requirement to disciple another is to know just a little more than the person you are disciplining.