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Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor

Apprenticeship Standard

This Apprenticeship has been designed for individuals who are at the start of their career and who wish to take their first steps into professional management, as well as those who may already have developed practical experience but who wish to develop their theoretical understanding of management skills.

WDR work with employers to design and customise their Apprenticeship Programme, so that it addresses internal training requirements and aligns with the new appropriate Apprenticeship Standard.

Knowledge & Skills

Key components of this Apprenticeship Standard cover the following:

  • Interpersonal Excellence - managing people and developing relationships
  • Organisational Performance - delivering results
  • Personal Effectiveness - managing self.



The behavioural components of the programmes will be delivered through:

  • Workplace training and assessment
  • Classroom-based learning and assessment
  • eLearning
  • Workbooks, logs and journals
  • Written assignments, presentations and interviews.

Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor at a glance

Entry Requirements

WDR will work with employers to agree the entry requirement but typically for development at this level we would request a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or higher including Maths, English and ICT.


Typically the duration of the Apprenticeship Standard is 12-18 months. The End Point Assessment is used to determine overall competency and achievement of the Apprenticeship.

Learning Resources

All apprentices will be given access to our online Learning Portal which contains eLearning modules, papers, thought pieces, videos and recommended reading.

Benefits for Individuals

  • Gain a range of management skills and professional recognition
  • Build leadership capabilities - motivate and engage teams and manage relationships confidently
  • Boost career progression.

Benefits for Employers

  • Effective and confident first line managers
  • Better relationships and communication in teams
  • Transfer of new skills into the organisation
  • Increased employee engagement and retainment of talent
  • Training investment co-funded by the government.

Summary of Assessment

There are a number of elements that make up assessment for the Apprenticeship including formative, On-Programme Assessment and a summative End-Point Assessment.


Further Information

For further information please download our printable leaflet or contact us.