How to become a supervisor
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You could do a Team Leader and Supervisor Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths, for an advanced apprenticeship
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a higher or degree apprenticeship
You could work towards being promoted to a team leader or supervisor role in your organisation.
In a larger organisation, you might need to complete a management trainee scheme.
You could apply directly for team leader or supervisor jobs.
You'll usually need at least 1 or 2 years' experience in a job to apply directly.
Employers might also want you to have work based qualifications and training certificates for the industry you're working in.
You can find out more about careers and qualifications in supervisory management from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).