Team Leaders/Supervisor Standard Level 3 and Operational Management Standard Level 5
Both are aimed at existing and aspiring leaders/ managers. These apprenticeships are delievered alongside the nationally recognised ILM Diploma qualification. A dedicted trainer will come to see you every month to help guide and support you . There is an element of self study to both of these levels.
Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Standard (click link to see overview)
The Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship is for someone who can take responsibility for managing a team and for individuals working in various job roles including supervisors, managers, or for anyone who is looking to develop their Management skills in preparation for enhanced career prospects. They can support, manage and develop team members, manage projects, plan and monitor workloads and resources. They can take responsibility for delivering operational plans, resolving problems, and building relationships.
It is applicable to professional team leaders, first line managers and supervisors from all sectors and all sizes of organisation. It will typically take up to 18 months to complete, although the exact duration will be dependent on the previous experience of the individual.
Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship (click link to see overview)
The Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Operations/Departmental Manager has been developed to support those working as managers, senior managers, and heads of department, directors and those working in a range of other senior management positions.
There are no qualification entry requirements for this Higher Apprenticeship. However it is expected that apprentices will have significant experience of working at a middle management level, to ensure they have the suitable foundations on which to further build their knowledge and skills.
An operations/departmental manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisations strategy. They are accountable to a more senior manager or business owner. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities and job titles will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same. Key responsibilities may include creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change, financial and resource management, talent management, coaching and mentoring. Roles may include: Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Department Manager and specialist managers.