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Team leader / supervisor

Managing teams and projects to meet a private, public or voluntary organisation's goals.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grade C (or above).

What apprentices will learn
  • team management principles - including team dynamics, motivation and managing resources and workloads
  • leadership techniques - including coaching, decision making, role modelling and managing change
  • performance management - including absence management, conducting appraisals, setting goals and objectives
  • relationship management - including negotiation and networking skills and customer and stakeholder management
  • communications - including active listening, chairing meetings, presentation and digital, verbal and written communication skills
  • human resources (HR) and legal requirements - including equality, diversity and inclusion
  • operational and project management - including planning and prioritisation, collecting, analysing and using data and risk management
  • financial management - including controlling budgets, delivering value for money and governance and compliance

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be able to register as associate members of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).