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Business - Team Leading Apprenticeship Level 2 (BUS1) at Barnsley College

Course description

As an Apprentice you will be employed within a Team Leader role and attend College one day a week. You will complete Level 1 Maths, English and ICT. For those who already possess GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and/or ICT, exemptions may apply




Course content

You will study all of the mandatory unit and choose optional units from the list below until you reach a minimum of 13 credits. You will also study:

  • Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Booklet
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)


Mandatory Unit

  • Developing working relationships with team members
  • Key principles of team leading
  • Managing personal development


Optional Units

  • Developing a team
  • Gaining results from your team


English and maths

English and maths qualifications are a requirement for most jobs and it is important that you are able to demonstrate your ability in these areas. If you do not already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and maths you will automatically undertake further study in these subjects as part of your study programme.


Entry requirements

Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and must hold three GCSEs at grade A* to D plus English at grade 3 or above.

You need to be employed within a team leader role or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice.


Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and must hold three GCSEs at grade A* to D plus English at grade 3 or above.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Management or apply for job roles including:

  • Team Leader
  • Shift Leader

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 May 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: This programme will take a minimum of 15 months to complete.
  • Course code: BUS1
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