Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3

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This programme allows students to gain an understanding of a team leader/supervisor role. A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role with operational or project responsibilities and the responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcomes.

Course Information

With this apprenticeship, you will learn how to provide clear directions, instructions and guidance to others to ensure the achievement of set goals. You could work in the private, public or third sector. Though your specific responsibilities will vary, the knowledge skills and behaviours needed will be the same regardless.


Benefits / Skills

  • Leading and managing people
  • Building relationships
  • Communicating effectively
  • Understanding operational management
  • Understanding project management
  • Understanding finance
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    Team Leader

    As a team leader you will support management and stand in for management when they are out of the office. In addition, you will assist with the hiring process, provide high-quality customer service, conduct team meetings and help train and mentor team members.


    As a supervisor you will supervise team members in duties and performances. In addition, you will provide feedback from the team to management, train new team members in company standards and create a positive working environment.

    Progression opportunities

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:

  • Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship Level 4
  • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Level 6
  • HR Support Apprenticeship Level 3
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    Full time

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    Course FAQs

    Do I have to pay the wages for the apprentice?

    Yes, you will need to pay the apprentice like any other member of your staff. The current national apprenticeship minimum wage is £3.90 per hour. Certain grants are available to some employers taking on an apprentice to help support with payment of their wages. Details of these grants will be discussed with you prior to recruiting an apprentice.

    How do I recruit an apprentice?

    You can recruit an apprentice by yourself, as you would any other member of staff for your company. However, if you want some help, we have a full recruitment team and service available to support you.

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