Higher Apprenticeships, Management

Leadership & Management Level 5 (inc within Higher Apprenticeship)

Course Overview

The Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Management is ideal for middle and senior managers with a wide span of control and accountability for performance, in particular those with responsibility for determining resource allocation and operational methods in their department or organisation. The programme has been specially designed to give practising managers a solid foundation for their formal development, building up a wide range of management skills and gaining the comprehensive leadership and management knowledge required, via the Level 5 Diplomas in Leadership and Management. Throughout the programme, learners will utilise facilitated action learning techniques to increase personal leadership capabilities. Learners gain valuable applied workplace learning through the Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management, enabling them to implement organisational innovation and improvement.

Course Content

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management; Competence

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  • Level 5, Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management; Theory

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  • Assess own leadership capability & performance

  • Improving own leadership performance through action learning

  • Understand the management role

  • Develop critical thinking

  • Lead innovation & change

  • Managing work analysis

  • Understand the organisational environment

  • Managing for effectiveness and efficiency

  • Provide leadership & direction

  • Work productively with colleagues and stakeholders

  • Develop and evaluate plans for own area

  • Plan change in own area

  • Plan allocate & monitor work in own area of responsibility

  • Monitor & review business processes

  • Develop working relationships with colleagues & stakeholders

  • Manage risk in own area of responsibility

Business Benefits

Improved understanding and confidence of middle and senior management teams enabling enhanced organisational performance, through improved communication, teamwork and leadership skills. Tangible benefits can include improved productivity, efficiency and staff retention.

Who is this course for?

This programme is perfect for existing middle and senior managers looking for a formal training programme and accredited qualification. It provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on current practice then identify and implement improvements in a supportive and structured environment.

Individual Benefits

Completing an Apprenticeship is a great way to gain practical work experience, develop your skills and knowledge, achieve nationally recognised qualifications and earn a real wage. Developing your skills as a manager will give you more confidence, a greater understanding of your role, improved skills and career opportunities helping you and your team to achieve more.

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