Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

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.

The Team Leader / Supervisor apprenticeship standard is at Level 3

Information for Applicants

What knowledge and skills are covered?

Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship units will include:-

  • Building Stakeholder Relationships using Effective Communication
  • Contributing to the Delivery of a Project
  • Managing a Team to Achieve Results
  • Managing Own Personal And Professional Development
  • Managing Budgets and Resources
  • Principles of First Line Management
  • Managing Data and Information
  • Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

How often do I have to attend college?

Some college attendance will be required and this will be determined post-application.

How will I be assessed?

Regular progress reviews throughout the programme which will also include your employer.

The end point assessment will consist of two parts.

Part 1: an online assessment, giving the opportunity to tackle a series of business-related tasks through simulation in line with typical role activities.

Part 2: a review of the portfolio of evidence. This will be used to demonstrate competence in the knowledge, skills and behaviors defined within the standard. Evidence for this element will be gathered from the workplace during the on programme learning. As an apprentice you will be required to reflect on their portfolio of evidence through a professional discussion.

It is strongly recommended, but not required, that on programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour outcomes en-route to the final synoptic end point assessment takes place. Colchester Institute can support you in the completion and achievement of a relevant Level 3 Diploma in Team Leader/Supervisor qualification through the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which is recognised by Ofqual.

What can I do next?

On completion, apprentices may choose to register as Associate members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership & Management, to support their professional career development and progression.

Information for Employers

How is my business going to benefit from an Apprentice?

How can I fit this apprentice into my business?

Fill your skills gaps: an Apprentice’s training is tailored to your organisation’s needs, resulting in a loyal, motivated work force Increase productivity by developing staff skills and expertise Value for money: a cost effective way to attract new talent and fresh eyes into your organisation Cost saving: we can advertise your vacancies and recruit the best candidates for your needs

Typical job roles this standard can apply to within:-

Supervisor, Team Leader, Project Officer, Shift Supervisor, Foreperson, and Shift Manager.

As well as ensuring full competency on completion as a Team Leader/Supervisor, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the Team Leader/Supervisor sector.

What will this cost my business?

The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017 has changed the way that government funds apprenticeships in England. All businesses operating within the UK with a wage bill of over £3million are required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy.

  • If the levy applies to your business you will be required to pay 0.5% of your entire wage bill into the levy. This will be offset against a levy allowance worth £15,000 for each tax year.
  • You will only be able to use your levy payment for government backed apprenticeships.
  • Levy payments will expire after 18 months.

Speak to an advisor at CI Business Solutions on 01206 712727 to make your levy payments work for you.

Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 5% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.

Employers with less than 50 employees who are recruiting an apprentice aged 16-18 years old will not be required to pay the contribution fee.
Any associated cost to the individual will be made clear at the interview.

As the largest college provider of apprenticeships in Essex, we can provide expert advice and guidance on all areas of apprenticeship provision, including helping you find the right apprenticeship for your business, recruiting apprentices, quality delivery and assessment with on-going support and advice.

Does the apprentice have to attend college?

Some college attendance will be required and this will be determined post-application.

How is the apprentice assessed?

Regular progress reviews throughout the programme which will also include your employer.

The end point assessment will consist of two parts.

Part 1: an online assessment, giving the opportunity to tackle a series of business-related tasks through simulation in line with typical role activities.

Part 2: a review of the portfolio of evidence. This will be used to demonstrate competence in the knowledge, skills and behaviors defined within the standard. Evidence for this element will be gathered from the workplace during the on programme learning. As an apprentice you will be required to reflect on their portfolio of evidence through a professional discussion.

It is strongly recommended, but not required, that on programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour outcomes en-route to the final synoptic end point assessment takes place. Colchester Institute can support you in the completion and achievement of a relevant Level 3 Diploma in Team Leader/Supervisor qualification through the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) which is recognised by Ofqual.

What about support in the workplace?

Skilled and knowledgeable staff must be available to support the apprentice as they complete work- based tasks and build a portfolio.

Why should I choose Colchester Institute to support my recruitment and retention?

Colchester Institute is the largest college provider of apprenticeships in Greater Essex. We are expert at connecting the right people, to the right training, to the right business and when it comes to Apprenticeships, our Apprenticeship Advisors can support your business every step of the way.

As part of our service we can support your business with:

  • Advertising the Apprenticeship vacancy
  • Manage the applications received in line with your individual requirements
  • Match prospective candidates already known to us
  • Conduct initial pre-screening for candidates
  • Carry out visits to your premises alongside regular reviews to support you, your staff and your apprentice
  • Advice on any grants or funding where available

Our team will provide:

  • A fee free recruitment service.
  • Personal 1:1 Apprenticeship Levy advice and guidance.
  • A dedicated Account Manager.
  • Industry experienced, professional, technical tutors.
  • Bespoke programmes available upon request.
  • An Essex priority skills focus.
  • Free employer events.
How To Apply

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Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship
Course Outline: A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team

Starting employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year however the start-date for attending college for training, where required, might vary depending on the type of apprenticeship and will be communicated post-employment and sign-up.

LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
DurationUp to 18 months
CampusColchester Institute
Fee(s)Additional Employer Costs: To include CMI or ILM qualification as part of this apprenticeship there are additional exam and registration costs that cannot be covered by the apprenticeship funding. Please enquire for further information.
Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)£4,500
Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)£225

What will this cost my Business?

Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 5% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.

Apprenticeship Funding Bands

Apprenticeship Funding Bands
Employers with less than 50 employees who are recruiting an apprentice aged 16-18 years old will not be required to pay the contribution fee. Any associated cost to the individual will be made clear at the interview.

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