Intermediate Apprenticeship in Team Leading

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Team Leading

Study Mode: Part Time
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

The many transferable skills that you develop during this course provide a superb foundation for most career pathways. Opportunities in the work place could support progression to the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Management other Level 3 Advanced apprenticeships such as Business Administration further education to undertake management, business related or other qualifications. With additional training, apprentices may be able to progress in their careers to roles such as first line managers, section managers, assistant managers, trainee managers, senior supervisors and junior non-commissioned officers (armed forces). (CFA, 2015)

What will I study?

The Diploma in Team Leading is a combined qualification that develops practical skills as well as providing theory to improve knowledge and understanding in the context of leading a team.
You will complete the following units:
- Principles of Team Leading
- Understand Business
- Lead and Manage a Team
- Communicate Work-related Information
- Manage Personal Performance and Development
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Understand Customers
- Principles of Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
- Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues
- Manage Individual's Performance
- Manage Conflict within a Team

In addition you will develop valuable skills in English, Maths and ICT along with polishing your Personal Learning and Thinking skills.

How will this course be delivered?

The apprenticeship combines regular one to one tutorials, independent study and 'on the job' learning. You will benefit from ongoing support and guidance from your assessor and will have 24/7 access to your online portfolio. You may be required to attend Functional Skills workshops for Maths, English and ICT depending on your previous achievements. Workshops are approx. 2 hours per week and are available at various times at both college campuses. An e-learning route is also available if you are unable to attend college. Your employer plays a huge part in the apprenticeship process as this is where you will spend the majority of your time and where you will get the 'hands on' working experience. Your manager will ensure that you get appropriate 'on the job' training and support and will ensure that you have the opportunity to carry out relevant workplace activities.

What qualifications will I get?

Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading
Level 1 Functional Skills English progressing to level 2
Level 1 Functional Skills Maths progressing to level 2
Level 1 Functional Skills ICT progressing to level 2

How will I be assessed?

Your assessor will support you to showcase your work in an easy to use e-portfolio. A range of methods will be chosen to assess your vocational knowledge and competence and may include: observations, professional discussions, verbal or written questions, assignments, presentations, work products, reflective accounts, witness testimonies and more!

Functional Skills are assessed via examination - tests are booked throughout the year on demand.

How do I get a place on the course?

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised on our website and you can follow the instructions to apply online. The vacancies provide detailed information about the employer, the job role, location, hours of work and salary/benefits. As part of the application process you will be asked to create an account with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS). After the closing date the employer will choose to interview suitable applicants. We work closely with our employers and will make arrangements to enrol the successful applicant within their first few weeks of work. Remember to update your CV before applying!

What are the entry requirements?

You must be in a job role which has responsibility for leading and managing a team.

All applicants are required to complete initial assessments in literacy and numeracy which ensures fair access to assessment. A minimum of Entry level 3 in English and Maths is normally required. Learners who do not meet this requirement will receive advice and guidance on developing these skills prior to reapplying.

You cannot apply for an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Team Leading if you already hold a qualification at level 4 (or above) or, if you have previously completed a level 2 NVQ or Certificate in Team Leading.

What else do I need to know?

- Check the website daily for new vacancies
- You must be prepared to invest some of your own time (outside of work) to study towards your apprenticeship
- You will be entitled to apply for an Apprentice NUS card
- You will have full access to all college facilities
- You will receive free student membership to a leading professional body in Leadership & Management for the duration of your apprenticeship

What can I do after this course?

Every apprentice has an exit review upon completion of their course and next steps are discussed ad appropriate advice and guidance will be given *see first question*

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
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