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Team Leader – L3

Team Leader – L3 - Apprenticeship

Entry Requirements:

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer to meet their requirements, but may typically be five GCSEs at Grade C/ Grade 4 or higher.

Apprenticeship Profile:

A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They provide direction, instructions and guidance to ensure the achievement of set goals. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same whatever the role.

Key responsibilities are likely to include supporting, managing and developing team members, managing projects, planning and monitoring workloads and resources, delivering operational plans, resolving problems, and building relationships internally and externally.

Roles/Occupations may include: Supervisor, Team Leader, Project Officer, Shift Supervisor, Foreperson, and Shift Manager.


The on-programme pace will be driven by the apprentice and guided by your dedicated trainer.  It will also be affected by the breadth of experience an employer can offer prior to the minimum of 12 months and the end point assessment.  Typical duration will be 12 – 18 months depending on these points.


This apprenticeship standard requires the qualifications listed below and S6F will provide a clear learning journey to take you from entry point through to the gateway, ready for the end-point assessment and successful achievement. In order to meet this apprenticeship standards, apprentices must:

  • Work through the apprenticeship standard displaying all the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required
  • Achieve a minimum of Level 2 English and Level 2 Maths
  • Build a small portfolio of evidence ready for the end point assessment
  • Optional – BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Management

Click on the link to see the Apprenticeship Standard Requirements – Senior Healthcare Support-Worker L3_Knowledge Skills Behaviours


The final assessment will be undertaken by an Independent Assessor and is called the End-Point Assessment.

There are four components that make up end-point assessment for the Team Leader/ Supervisor apprenticeship standard.

  • Scenarios based on-screen test
  • Competency based interview
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Professional discussion relating to CPD activity

Marks will be allocated across all four assessment components being assessed, with a total maximum possible mark of 100.

Apprentices will need to achieve at least 50 per cent within each component of the end-point assessment to be able to pass the apprenticeship. A merit and distinction will be awarded for total marks of 60+ and 70+ respectively.

At the end of the End-point Assessment, you will be told how you have done by the Independent Assessor and they will apply for your Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate.


On completion, apprentices may choose to register as Associate members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership & Management, to support their professional career development and progression.