Team Leader

A Team Leader/ Supervisor is required to provide direction, instruction and guidance towards a team or a project, to ensure the targets are reached and goals met.
An effective Team Leader provides support to management and other senior staff and provides encouragement to other members of staff, whilst also ensuring own responsibilities and projects are completed.

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities are often likely to be divided between managing people and projects.

When leading for projects: you will manage, plan and monitor workloads and resources, delivering operational plans and resolving problems.

When leading teams: you will support, manage and develop team members, building relationships internally and externally. You may also be responsible for hiring and training staff and covering management duties where needed.

Job Roles

Specific job roles may include: Supervisor, Team Leader, Project Officer, Shift Supervisor, Foreperson and Shift Manager.

Qualifications Included

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths GCSE or equivalent, and will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will build a portfolio of evidence related to your role and requirements of the end point assessment.

Programme Level

Level 3


Expected duration of 12 to 18 months

Find out more

To find out more about this Apprenticeship, either as an employer or prospective learner, contact us at for more information.

You can also view the Team Leader Apprenticeship Standard on the Institute of Apprenticeships website.