Operations/Departmental Manager

A level 5 apprenticeship programme that can be fully funded under the UK apprenticeship levy. Designed for mid-managers and team leaders wanting to drive productivity in their teams.

Operations/Departmental Manager

Overview

Despite technological advances, productivity growth has stagnated or declined the world over. In this economic climate, marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, Operations and Departmental Managers play a key role in unleashing their team’s productivity and assisting in the long-term growth of their organisations.

Who is this for?

Individual employers set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. Candidates will typically have five GCSEs at Grade C or higher, including English and Mathematics, and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points [or equivalent] Strong personal motivation and capability to benefit from and contribute to the programme

Curriculum

Delivery & Support

12 to 17 months (including EPA)

• Spread over three core themes, which are sequence agnostic (can be taken in any order)

• Self-paced virtual study – all course materials and assessments are accessible 24/7 

• 9 practice-focused live sessions with industry experts

• 3 full-day in-person workshops (at the end of month 6, 9, 12)

• Monthly one-on-one mentoring sessions

• Quarterly progress reviews with apprentice, line manager and mentor

Contact us for more information and to discuss your requirements.

Entry Requirements

  • Individual employers set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships

  • Candidates will typically have five GCSEs at Grade C or higher, including English and Mathematics, and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points [or equivalent] 

  • Funding rules require an individual to be employed and working at least 50% in England 

  • Strong personal motivation and capability to benefit from and contribute to the programme 

  • Line Manager support to undertake work-based assignments and build a portfolio of evidence 

  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point Assessment

Structure & Assessment

Each module focuses on and combines various learning areas and features one practice based summative assessment [work-relevant deliverables] as well as several formative assessments, quizzes and practice activities

This innovative pedagogy ensures that apprentices can check their progress and understanding as they learn. 

Apprentices receive relevant immediate feedback, frequent peer and expert feedback to help them grow personally and professionally and to identify gaps early on. 

All assessments are closely related to the learner’s work environment, revolving around the challenges and opportunities they are faced with.

Fees & Funding

The programme fee is £7000 per participant

This matches the government funding band for the Operations Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Standard and can therefore be fully funded through the apprenticeship levy.

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