Team Leader/Supervisor

Good team leaders and supervisors can motivate and manage a team to perform to the best of their ability. Line management can be hugely rewarding and the experience can help you progress your career.

Key responsibilities of Team Leaders or Supervisors often include supporting, managing and developing team members, planning and monitoring workloads, operational delivery, problem solving and relationship building internally and externally.

Team leaders or Supervisors are key to organisational success and work across all industries.

Typical Job Roles
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Project Officer
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Foreperson
  • Shift Manager
What is required of you?
  • Leading people
  • People management
  • Building relationships
  • Communication methods and channels
  • Operational management
  • Project management
  • Finance management
  • Self-awareness and management
  • Decision making
Eligibility criteria

For Team Leader or Supervisor Level 3 the individual employer will decide whether an employee is suitable for the programme. There is no standardised eligibility criteria.

Qualifications and professional recognition

Level 3 competency.

End Point Assessment

To successfully complete the apprenticeship, the learner needs to pass an independent End Point Assessment which consists of three distinct assessment methods.

For more information about the standard – Team leader or supervisor / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

FAQs

What happens if employers take on an apprentice who needs help with English and maths?

If you employ an apprentice who needs extra help with English and maths, additional payments are made to your training provider. This does not come out of your Apprenticeship Levy funds.

How much does an Apprenticeship cost?

You can get help from the Government to pay for Apprenticeship Training.
The amount you pay depends on whether you are a big enough employer to pay the Apprenticeship Levy (you pay more than £3 million in salaries every year) or not.

All employers must now set up a Digital Apprenticeship Service account with the Education and Skills Funding Agency to manage their Apprenticeship funding.

Funding an apprenticeship (apprenticeships.gov.uk)

What is End Point Assessment?

An EPA takes place at the end of an apprenticeship and tests the knowledge and skills you’ll have learnt as an apprentice.

What does an EPA involve?
An EPA can vary depending on the apprenticeship but could include:
• a practical test of the skills learnt during an apprenticeship
• a presentation
• an interview
• written or multiple-choice tests
• workplace observation

Understanding end-point assessments (EPA) (apprenticeships.gov.uk)https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/apprentices/understanding-end-point-assessments

Is an apprenticeship right for you ?

Apprenticeships combine real work with training and study for a specific role.
You’ll learn new skills, gain experience and earn a salary too. Being an apprentice can be an exciting and rewarding career path.

Before applying you should also consider that as an apprentice you’ll have to:
• balance a job with studying and your home life
• work under supervision and guidance
• complete regular assessments, including an end-point assessment
• usually train for one specific role

Is an apprenticeship right for you? (apprenticeships.gov.uk)

Is there an age limit for Apprenticeship training?

Apprenticeships can be offered to new recruits or existing employees of all ages and at any level. Older staff, even those with degrees, can do an apprenticeship training programme if they are taking on new roles or require new knowledge and skills