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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 2

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship is for someone who can take responsibility for managing a team or discrete project.  They can support, manage and develop team members, manage projects, and plan and monitor workloads and resources.  They can also take responsibility for delivering operational plans, resolving problems and building relationships. 

This apprenticeship is applicable to professional team leaders, first line managers and supervisors from all sectors - the private, public or third sector - and all sizes of organisation. 

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at grade C (4/5) or higher. 

Course Content

Through formal learning and applied practice, depending on the business environment, areas covered include:

  • Interpersonal skills - managing people and developing relationships
  • Organisational performance - delivering results
  • Personal effectiveness - managing oneself

 

 

 

 

How will I be assessed?

Final assessment and grading will be undertaken by the Independent Assessor.  Marks will be based on how the evidence presented contributed to:

  • What the apprentice has shown they can do against the requirements of their job role
  • How the apprentice has approached their work and learning, and the way they have completed the task(s)
  • Who the apprentice has worked with, demonstrating the personal and interpersonal qualities they have brought to all their work relationships

Assessment covers:

  • Knowledge test - 30%
  • Structured competency-based interview - 30%
  • Submission of portfolio - 20%
  • Professional discussion of CPD activity - 20%

 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

N/A

What can I do after this course?

You could consider further study with an Apprenticeship in Operations Management or continue advancing your career within supervisory and management roles.

 

 

 

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Kacper Bidniuk

Kacper Bidniuk

Business student Kacper is enjoying exploring his options

HNC business student Kacper Bidniuk hasn’t got an ultimate career destination in sight but he’s enjoying his further education journey.
 
He enrolled on the level 3 course after going along to a Derby College open evening and says his studies are giving him plenty of options to explore.
Kacper, who came to the UK from Poland when he was 14, was partly influenced in his choice of course by his parents who studied management and accounting.
 
And, although he enjoys learning about business, he’s interested in lots of other fields, including art and design and languages.
 
He said: “One of the best parts of taking level 3 business is the opportunity to gain good work experience. In the first year we had a placement with First Response Finance in Nottingham. We were put into two groups and our group went to work with Head of IT and the team leader. As part of our work experience, we got to present our ideas to all the staff. It was fun – helpful and really well done.”
 
Kacper, who was highly commended in the college’s Peak Awards in his second year, plans to go on to take the HND in business at the Roundhouse.
 
Impressed with the teaching staff and college facilities, he added: “I like the way we can be open with our tutors. You feel they respect you. The availability and standard of the learning resources – the monitors, handouts, presentations etc – is good too.”
 
To earn money and gain further work experience, Kacper is currently balancing his studies with working for a logistics company in Derby. His job entails some physical work, forklift driving and assisting in the office.
 
And he’s found that his parents’ study choices have come in useful.
 
He added: “Members of my family went to university in Poland but I’m the first one of us to go into higher education in the UK. My dad studied some of the same topics we’re doing at college on his course in Poland though so he’s been able to help me with my work.” 

One of the best parts of taking level 3 business is the opportunity to gain good work experience. In the first year we had a placement with First Response Finance in Nottingham. We were put into two groups and our group went to work with Head of IT and the team leader. As part of our work experience, we got to present our ideas to all the staff. It was fun – helpful and really well done.

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