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Team Leading Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

There are a number of components that make up a Team Leading Intermediate Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.


Intermediate Apprenticeship in Team Leading, which includes:


  • NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading
  • Technical Certificate – Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading Principles
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in a Team Leading position, such as personal development, communication and developing working relationships with colleagues. There are then a variety of optional units to choose from which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which could include:

  • Supporting team members
  • Planning work
  • Making decisions
  • Holding meetings
  • Making changes
  • Managing customer service

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About The Training

Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:

  • Observation
  • Examination of case history
  • Product evidence
  • Witness testimony
  • Questioning

All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.

Want More Detailed Information?

View the NVQ standards here.

View the Technical Certificate standards here.

What About The Future?

Intermediate apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto:

  • 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).

Further Information

Entry requirements: You must be employed in a business environment carrying out team leading tasks for at least 16 hours per week.

There are no mandatory entry requirements for this apprenticeship framework. However employers are looking to attract apprentices who have a strong interest in a career in management. They expect applicants to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and have at least basic numeracy, literacy and communication skills on which the apprenticeship will build.

Entrants will come from a diverse range of backgrounds and will have a range of experience, age, personal achievements and, in some cases, prior qualifications and awards which may count towards achievement of an apprenticeship. Examples may include learners who have:

  • held a position of responsibility at school or college
  • undertaken work experience, voluntary work or a work placement
  • completed the Duke of Edinburgh Award or similar award
  • undertaken learning in the Foundation Learning Curriculum
  • achieved QCF Awards, Certificates or Diplomas
  • undertaken a Young Apprenticeship programme
  • achieved GCSEs or A levels
  • completed other Intermediate Apprenticeships from a wide range of sectors.

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