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Team Leader or Supervisor

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.

Assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test

  • Competency Based Interview

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • CPD log and Professional Discussion

Additional Assessment Criteria​:

If the apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 functional skills in Maths and English prior to their enrolment, both of these must be successfully completed in order to go through to EPA.

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