Advanced Apprenticeship in Management


What is this Apprenticeship about?

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Management allows practising or potential first line managers to develop their management skills. During the Apprenticeship you will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to demonstrate your occupational competence against the related national standards. Managers play an integral role in supporting organisational objectives through a wide range of functions, such as: planning, allocating & monitoring the work of a team, supporting team members, managing conflict, resolving problems, project management, agreeing budgets and managing customer service

 What Will I Learn

To achieve the Apprenticeship there are a number of elements you will need to complete. This is called an apprenticeship framework and consists of two main components’:-

  • Level 3 QCF in Management,
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT (minimum of level 2).

The Level 3 NVQ in Management will be carried out whilst you are working and carrying out your daily activities. Evidence will be collected by your assessor to show that your current role meets the minimum national standards within the industry. Your assessor will ask you to supply evidence on daily tasks and duties to support your electronic portfolio of evidence. You will also be required to complete a number of workbooks and assignments relating to your current role to demonstrate the knowledge you have learned. 

Functional skills English, Maths and ICT will provide you with the skills you need to operate confidently, effectively and independently in learning, life and work. At XTP we are committed to developing these skills throughout your time with us. You will receive an initial assessment and, if you have not already achieved A*- C GCSE in these subjects, you will be supported in working towards this during your time with us. If you have already achieved A*-C, you will continue to have these vital skills developed within your chosen course. 

In Addition to the main components’ you will also learn about: –

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR),
  • Personal learning and thinking skills. (PLTS).

How long is the course and where will it be taught?

The length will vary according to the workplace and individual, although there is an expectation that it will be completed within 12 months. An assessor will visit you in your workplace to train, assess and review you on a regular basis. 

How Much Will It Cost

If you don’t already have a qualification at Level 4 or above, this course will be fully supported depending on funding availability and eligibility*.There is also an expectation that you continue to make good progress and complete on target to be eligible to continue to receive funding from the government. 

Entry Requirements

It is expected that advanced apprentices will have some prior experience in a managerial or team leader role to allow them to complete the advanced apprenticeship, although this is not a formal requirement. 

What Will I Achieve

You will achieve a Full Level 3 Management Apprenticeship. 

Where Can I Go Next

On successful completion of this course there are a number of opportunities for further study, advanced apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto: a Higher Level Apprenticeship programme in Leadership & Management. 

How do I Apply

Contact the Business Support Team at Xtp on 0843 509 4020. We will be happy to discuss your requirements and offer you further information, advice and guidance.

* Subject to eligibility. In addition to the eligibility criteria funding is also dependent on you being in permanent employment and your employer agreeing to give you the time to complete your qualification during your normal hours of work.