Management - Higher Apprenticeship

Course overview

This Apprenticeship framework can be applied across a broad range of sectors and job roles. Good managers and team leaders are essential to the success of any business, so the skills gained on this Apprenticeship are transferable and valuable.

Latest statistics have revealed that there are over 4 million people employed in management in the UK and there will be a skills shortage within this vocational area unless young people are encouraged to engage in management qualifications.

Typically a learner on this programme need to be a manager, head of function or area manage assuming an integral role in developing and supporting organisational objective through a wide range of functions, such as: managing team dynamics, delegation and capacity building, planning and managing projects and managing budgets.

Apprenticeships are a tested way of training either a new or existing team member. An apprenticeship will provide on-the-job training which leads to an employee gaining a nationally recognised qualification which has been developed by the Sector Skills Council. The Apprenticeship framework will include the following elements;

• Management – Level 4 Diploma (NVQ)
• Principles of Leadership and Management (QCF) – Level 4 Diploma
• Mathematics – Level 2
• English – Level 2
• Information and Communication Technologies – Level 2
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

An employee/apprentice must be over 16 years of age with no prior level 4 qualifications or above working a minimum of 30 contracted hours per week in an appropriate occupational role

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed againsts a set of nationally recognised standards which are set by the Awarding Body. The competence based element assessment will be via direct observation and work place supporting evidence. The knowledge based element may be assess

What can I do next

Three months before completing this Apprenticeship framework a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to a permanent employment contract, further study or indeed both.