Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) inTeam Leader or Supervisor

A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/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.

Course Content

This Apprenticeship consists of a mixture of blended learning in the work place and compulsory taught delivery at Loughborough College. The taught element will be one day per month for the duration of the practical delivery of the Apprenticeship. If functional skills are required, these are taught in college lessons.

Off the Job Training Provided

On-programme is the learning phase for Apprentices to apply the academic theory to their own organisations and role, and to capture the skills, knowledge and behaviours developed on the programme and in the workplace. To achieve this, Apprentices need to complete off-the-job training during the on-programme phase of their Apprenticeship, this is tracked and monitored through our e-portfolio. This might be achieved through shadowing colleagues, E-learning, internal training and research as well as taught sessions by Loughborough College.

Course Content

Regular formative assessment, development of a portfolio demonstrating learning and development activities with their application in the workplace and a work-based project. Learning about your own organisation at work.

  • Awareness and Management of Self
  • Leading People
  • Managing People
  • Building Relationships
  • Communication
  • Operational Management
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Decision Making.

Where youcan work

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. You will be working as existing team leaders or supervisors and wish to further develop your team leading skills or you may be aspiring to become Team Leader or Supervisor within your current employment.

Job Roles can include: Supervisor, Team Leader, Project Officer, Shift Supervisor, Foreperson, Shift Manage.

Key Information

  • Start date is set college Cohorts – October – Enrolment to take place the month prior to cohort start date
  • The apprenticeship is primarily based in the workplace
  • Within the first 18 months additional training is delivered at Loughborough College, one day a month, Wednesday’s 9:00am – 4:00pm. (Dates to be provided on enrolment).

Entry Requirements & Functional Skills

  • Apprentices with GCSE grades C/4 or above in English and Maths are exempt from Functional Skills
  • Apprentice will need to be able to demonstrate leading and managing at least 2 people
  • If an Apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) English & Maths they must: -Study for and achieve Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths
  • Initial Assessment on enrolment Level 1 Maths & English.

Qualification(s) Obtained

  • L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Team Leader/Supervisor
  • L2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)

Awarding Organisation

  • End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) of choice is CMI

Progression Opportunities

  • L5 Operations/Departmental Management
  • L6 Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

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