Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship

Our team leader or supervisor apprenticeship has been designed by sector experts to help individuals that have gained their EYE and are looking to progress into a leadership role.

The content reflects the specific leadership needs of early years settings. You will learn everything that you need to know on the job to develop your team leading and supervisory skills further. More than that, you will continually have the opportunity to practice and embed your new skills in a real work context whilst working and progressing in your team leading role.

This includes:-

  • Leading and managing people
  • Completing supervision meetings, appraisals and performance reviews with colleagues
  • Chairing team meetings
  • Contributing to the settings Early Years self-evaluation and action plans
  • Managing settings budgets
  • Relationship management with stakeholders including Ofsted, local authority and parents.
  • Interpersonal excellence

The Level 3 is a recognised NCFE standard and provides you with a dedicated tutor who will meet with you monthly to offer information, advice and training guidance. For the rest of the time, you will be working at your Early Years setting getting hands-on experience within your role.

Your programme is delivered through a blended learning approach via work experience, 121 coaching and mentoring and self studying.

Do you want to complete a management/team leading course but not the full apprenticeship? See our Level 5 Early Years lead practitioner OR L5 Operational department manager

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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
18 Months
Course location:
The course is delivered anywhere in the UK.

Who is this course for?

This Level 3 Standard is ideal for individuals that have gained their EYE and are looking to progress into a leadership role.

Key facts:

  • Level 3 Standard
  • Get PAID while you learn
  • Work a minimum 30 hours per week
  • 20% off the job training
  • Government funding available (See "employer info" section)

Ready to apply?

To apply or find out more information about the Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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What makes Aspire different?


Apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to combine the achievement in gaining a qualification with on-the-job training, enabling you to learn while you earn. By placing you with an employer, we offer the training and mentorship you need.

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Aspire Training Team offer a range of training courses across the business and care sector. You can be assured you will be provided with the right skills to progress your career or assistance with training your workforce.


From childcare & early years to business administration and team leading and management, there is something for everyone. We also provide study programmes for 16-18 years olds, courses in first aid, assessor training and much more.

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