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Operations/Department Management Apprenticeship

Are you looking to develop the management skills of your staff? Perhaps you have new staff requiring development in a management role?

Our Apprenticeship in Operations/Departmental Management will help prepare your employees for the future by giving them the up to date leadership and management skills that will have a major impact
on the development, productivity and performance of your business.

This Apprenticeship Standard will support the development that will enable staff to flourish in their role as a manager, it will help middle managers to gain skills in strategic planning and business process design, alongside core leadership abilities.

The programme is designed to enable development of management approaches that will bring strategies and visions for the future to fruition. It also offers the option of studying towards a CMI qualification.

What will the Apprenticeship cover?

Classroom based sessions create the opportunity to explore, reflect and support the functions and development of critical management aspects. These include:

  • Contributing to organisational strategy
  • Delivering operational plans
  • Project management
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Managing change
  • Financial and resource management
  • Recruitment
  • Talent management, coaching and mentoring

Are there any added benefits?

On completion of this Apprenticeship, you will gain a Level 5 Apprenticeship in Operations/Departmental Management.

What level is the Apprenticeship?

This new Apprentice Standard is set at Level 5.

What are the entry requirements?

Functional Skills are required at Level 2 in maths and English. Candidates should have sufficient management experience or have access within their current role to carry out the responsibilities required.

90% of the Apprenticeship training costs will be funded by the government unless you are a levy payer in which case the full amount will be taken from your levy account.

How long does it take to complete?

The Apprenticeship should take between 2 and 2½ years to complete, based on the ability of each individual candidate to meet the mandatory level of knowledge, skills and behaviours.

How do I find out more?

Contact us, we’ll give you all the information and advice that you may need.

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