Team Leader 

Do you work in a team leader, supervisory, section leader, team co-ordinator role with people responsibility in your day-to-day job function?  Then you could benefit from studying towards a recognised NVQ/Apprenticeship qualification to help you develop your man-management skills.  Programmes are designed to help you to manage, motivate and develop staff to maximise performance for your team and for the business.

Programmes include:

Intermediate Apprenticeship

This course is designed for people who are in, or aspiring to be in, a Team Leading position.  Candidates will need to be able to plan and implement change and set objectives for colleagues.  Students will work towards an ILM Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Team Leading. The course includes:

  • Manage personal development
  • Develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Communicate information and knowledge
  • Employment rights and responsibilities

To gain this qualification Functional Skills Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT will also have to be achieved together with a knowledge-based technical certificate the ILM Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading (VRQ).

Advanced Apprenticeship

This course is designed for people who are in, or aspiring to be in, a management position.  Candidates will need to be able to plan and implement change and set objectives for colleagues.  This apprenticeship is suitable for Section Managers and First Line Managers.  Duties may include Managers supporting organisational objectives through a wide range of functions such as planning, allocating and monitoring the work of a team, supporting team members, managing conflict, resolving problems, project management and agreeing budgets.  Students will work towards a Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Management. The course includes:

  • Manage own professional development within an organisation
  • Set objectives and provide support for team members
  • Plan, allocate and monitor work of a team.

To gain this qualification Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT will also have to be achieved as part of this qualification.

Higher Apprenticeship in Leaderships and Management

This course is designed for people who are currently working in a management position.  This Higher Apprenticeship is suitable for Operational Managers, Departmental Managers or those working in senior positions.   Candidates will manage budgets, implement organisation change, allocate and monitor targets and strategically plan.  Students will work towards a Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership.  The programme covers:

  • Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility
  • Provide leadership and direction or own area of responsibility
  • Plan change in own area of responsibility
  • Work productively with colleagues and strategic partners.

Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 will also have to be achieve as part of this qualification. You will also complete a Technical Certificate, the Level 5 Diploma in the Principles of Leadership and Management.