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Team Leader/ Supervisor Level 3 Standard


Approx. duration: 12-18 Months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the Apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 Maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment and in a suitable role with the required duties.

On-programme learning: 

  • Team Leader/Supervisor Standard,
  • English and Maths (if required) Level 2

End-point assessment: Delivered by ILM

Progression: Higher level management qualification or Apprenticeship. Can choose to register as Associate Members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of leadership and management, to support professional career development and progression.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer.

A Team leader or ​supervisor is a first line management role, with operational and project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They provide direction, instructions and guidance to ensure the achievement of set goals. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same whatever the role.

Key responsibilities are likely to include supporting, managing and developing team members, managing projects, planning and monitoring workloads and resources, delivering operational plans, resolving problems, and building relationships internally and externally.

Institute for Apprenticeships