apprenticeship standard level 3

Team Leader / Supervisor

Apprenticeship Description

This programme is designed to support first line managers at the start of their professional management career, or those who may already have some practical experience and want to complement this with a management development programme.

This is a practical and engaging development journey that will inspire you to grow and expand your knowledge, and at the same time embed a valuable range of skills and behaviours – delivering measurable value to you and your organisation.

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will:

  • Develop your management skills to best practice approaches.
  • Enhance your confidence and credibility within the workplace.
  • Inspire your team members to be the best version of themselves.
  • Achieve transferable skills for use throughout your career.
  • Gain a nationally recognised level 3 team leader/supervisor apprenticeship standard.


Typically, GCSE Maths & English at Grade C or above. This can vary for each course so please get in touch with us for more information.​

maths & english

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


12 months

During this course you will be required to spend 20% of your time at work on off-the-job learning. This will include workshops, virtual learning, research and reflection. This innovative course is designed so you can easily fit your learning around your day job. Using our online portal, you will be able to access your learning anytime and anywhere, so you get high-quality content and development on the go.

Key learning areas on this apprenticeship

Managing people and developing relationships. Learning different leadership styles and the benefits of coaching to support people and improve performance. Gain a fundamental understanding of stakeholder management. This also covers impactful communication.

Organisational performance & delivering results. You will learn how organisational strategy is developed and implemented. Understand the importance of adapting to change, identifying challenges and solutions to meet business demands. Understand the fundamentals of financial management.

Managing self and personal effectiveness. Through focusing on your professional and personal potential, you will learn how to manage yourself more effectively by making positive and powerful changes to your current ways of thinking, being and doing.

Request a callback.

If you’re not sure if this course is for you, or would prefer to speak to somebody, leave your name and telephone number and one of our coaches will get back to you as soon as possible.

How will you be assessed?

Towards the end of the course, you, your manager and WDR will decide together if you are ready for assessment. The assessment is then undertaken by a separate End Point Assessor organisation, chosen by your employer. The tutors at WDR will provide you with lots of support in preparing for the assessment. The assessment consists of four separate elements

Knowledge Test (30%)

Completed online.

Competency Based Interview (30%)

Using outcomes from the apprenticeship standard to assess your application in workplace scenarios.

Portfolio Assessment (20%)

Review of the evidence of your learning and achievement of the required standards.

Professional Discussion (20%)

Evidence of continual professional development, training and personal development activities and how learning has been applied.

An Inclusive Learning Environment

We understand that not everyone learns in the same way, and that’s exactly why we offer complete support to each and every one of our learners and coaches. We’re an inclusive company and the support options we offer aim to fulfill the potential of any individual, regardless of their background.