Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

Supervisory Management (Skills to Compete)

The aim of the programme is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to understand the role and responsibilities of a supervisor and demonstrate a range of supervisory management skills

Employability Statement
The successful completion of the Supervisory Management certificate will enable applicants to work in a range of industry sectors independently in a supervisory capacity.

Start Date: 16-09-2024 Hours/week: 06 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 10 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants seeking entry onto the programme must have reached the current statutory school leaving age and have achieved a QQI Level 5 Major Award or its equivalent prior to entry on to the programme.

Age Requirements
Learners must have reached the statutory school leaving age

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a good command of occupational English in both written and verbal
form, strong written and numerical comprehension

Previous Experience

Module Award Body
Supervisory Management Supervisory Management (6N4329) QQI
On successful completion of this Training Programme learners will be able to:

1. Summarise the duties and responsibilities of a supervisory manager, to include reference to relevant policies and services in the chosen vocational or work environment

2. Evaluate up-to-date industry standards, guidelines and recommended practices that affect the work environment, to include the purpose and methods of supervision, the staff code of conduct, advantages and disadvantages of in-house and contract staff, and of membership of professional or trade associations, trade unions and/or a works committee

3.Describe the precautions necessary to safeguard information and/or records

4.Describe key steps required to recruit staff, to include pre-planning, methods to source and screen staff, use of an application form to shortlist candidates, and the benefits of a chosen approach

5.Analyse the risks for which adequate insurance cover is recommended

6.Draft a range of procedures for work-related activities, to include lines of communication with clients, colleagues and other relevant parties, procedures for maintaining effective standards of service, criteria for staff recruitment, criteria for supervisory procedures

7.Devise a system for maintaining work-related records, to include operational records, a work roster for operational staff, and a maintenance schedule for equipment and vehicles

8.Prepare a departmental budget, to include details of planned spending under a number of headings and of contingency spending

9.Train staff, drawing on up-to-date industry standards in training using appropriate aids and supporting material, and assessing the suitability of individuals during the training session

10.Carry out staff evaluations to include achievement of objectives, feedback on performance, and identification of opportunities for personal development.


Waterford Training Centre


Waterford Industrial Park , Cork Road , Waterford , X91PX02

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Catherine Prendergast