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Apprenticeships (level 3) and higher apprenticeships (level 4 and 5) provide an excellent combination of on the job training and studying for a nationally recognised management and leadership qualification. 

This is a great opportunity to develop yourself or existing staff to meet future business needs. 

Management and leadership skills have a major impact on the development, productivity and performance of organisations of all sizes and across all sectors of the economy.

In today’s fast-moving competitive environment there is a need to continue to drive up the performance of the best and to address weaknesses in management and leadership that are holding back productivity and performance.

The level 3 Apprenticeship is aimed at team leaders/supervisors who are in a first line management role with responsibilities for managing a team to meet defined outcomes.

The Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Management and the Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Leadership & Management have been developed to support those working as managers, senior managers, heads of department, directors and those working in a range of other senior management positions.

Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree apprenticeship can also be studied which is ideally suited to someone who takes responsibility for people, projects, operations and or services to deliver long term organisational success.

Tasks undertaken by apprentices will vary depending on the level and sector in which they are employed. Tasks may include planning, allocating and monitoring the work of the team, giving feedback, briefing teams, supporting team members, managing conflict, resolving problems, procuring supplies, project management, agreeing budgets and managing and improving customer service.

You may also be eligible for funding to support your learning.  

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For further information please contact Rosemary Caffry

Rosemary.caffry@stc.ac.uk  or 0191 4273622