Apprenticeship Standard for Team Leader/Supervisor Level 3

Our full Standard factsheet can be viewed here: Team Leader/Supervisor

Occupational profile

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.

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.

Key Facts

Duration – 14-18 months

Study mode/frequency – Regular attendance on bespoke virtual learning environment and face-to-face meetings planned in with a dedicated tutor

Qualification – Upon completion the apprentice will receive: Team Leader Level 3 qualification

Knowledge and Skills

  • Leading people 
  • Managing people 
  • Building relationships
  • Communication
  • Operational management
  • Principles of Finance
  • Self-awareness
  • Management of self
  • Decision making


  • Taking responsibility
  • Inclusiveness
  • Agile practices 
  • Professionalism

Functional Skills – Required to work towards Level 2 in maths and English, unless exempt with recognised prior learning.

Assessment – End point assessment which may include: test of knowledge; competency based interview; assessment of evidence; presentation & questioning and a professional discussion.

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