Business Administration Apprenticeships

Team Leader/Supervisor

Team Leader/Supervisor

Posted: 10th Jan, 2019

Sector: Business Administration

The Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship is for someone in a first line manager role, who can take responsibility for managing a team or project. They can support, manage and develop team members, manage projects, plan and monitor workloads and resources. They can take responsibility for delivering operational plans, resolving problems and building relationships. This qualification will suit individuals from a variety of sectors and organisations.

Apprentices will develop the knowledge required by engaging in a blend of learning activities including attendance at a number of tutor-led sessions. Individual learning support within the work environment will further develop the skills required.

What's Involved

The Apprentice will complete a portfolio of documented evidence and online activities which will support the knowledge, skills and behaviours. The Apprentice will need to complete the following to gain apprenticeship certification:

Level 3 Diploma in Management:

Learners will achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Management or equivalent management qualifications. Where the qualification is not used, there should be underpinning knowledge and training with regular assessments to an equivalent standard which can be evidenced.

Functional Skills in maths and English:

These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

End-point assessment:

The end-point assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests and the completion of a work-based project as well as a showcase of evidence, professional dialogue and interview.


Following enrollment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions, self-directed learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer/assessor as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

The length of the programme will differ depending on experience, knowledge and skills development but the course should usually take 13 to 15 months.

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Avenues of progression include:

  • Higher Apprenticeship in Management (Level 5)
  • Career progression into specialised area of management such as HR or Finance
  • On completion, learners may choose to register as Associate Members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership & Management to support professional career development


Funding levels are variable. To discuss what your funding options are and what apprenticeship contribution you may have to give, please contact us on 01743 454810.

Apprenticeship wages are paid by the employer. They should reflect that the apprentice is in training and must meet the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices. For apprentices over the age of 19, their wages must meet the National Minimum Wage for their age group after their first year as an apprentice (if the programme is longer than 12 months).

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