Management apprenticeships to kick-start your career

Undertaking an apprenticeship can not only be a kick start to your management career, it's also a great way to develop yourself on the job. With Management Apprenticeships at levels equivalent to A Levels right up to degree level, there's an apprenticeship to suit you.

Informations for apprentices

Which management apprenticeship would suit you?

With Management Apprenticeships at all levels, from the equivalent to A Levels, degrees and right up to Master’s level, there's an apprenticeship to suit you.

  • Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship - Level 3

    Who's it for?
    Employees leading teams with some management responsibilities, like supporting, managing and developing your team members, to leading projects or planning and monitoring workloads and resources. You could also be responsible for delivering operational plans, resolving problems, or building work relationships with colleagues at the same level of above.

    What job titles might be suitable?
    Your job title might be something like Team Leader, Supervisor, Project Officer, Shift Supervisor, Foreperson or Shift Manager.

    Additional Information:
    ILM Guide: Team Leader/Supervisor apprenticeship 

    Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Assessment Plan (Level 3)

  • Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship - Level 5

    Who's it for?
    Those suited to the operations/departmental manager apprenticeship might have responsibilities for everything from creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, and leading and managing teams, to managing change, financial and resource management. Responsibilities also include talent management, coaching and mentoring.

    What job titles might be suitable?
    Roles may include those of Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Department Manager as well as other specialist managers.

    Additional Information:
    ILM Guide: Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship

    Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

  • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6

    Who's it for?
    Those suited to the operations/departmental manager apprenticeship might have responsibilities for everything from people, projects, operations or services to deliver long term organisational success. They will be capable of managing complexity and delivering impact at a strategic and/ or operational level with management and leadership responsibility for setting and delivering organisational objectives through a wide range of functions. This programme is also eligible for those at undergraduate level.

    What job titles might be suitable?
    Roles may include those of Manager; Senior Manager; Head of Department; Operations Manager; or anyone with significant management responsibilities

    Additional Information
    ILM Guide: Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

    Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

  • Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship - Level 7

    Who's it for?
    Those suited to the Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship will have senior management responsibility, and this can include formal governance or director responsibilities, and lead, manage and direct organisations with responsibility for those in senior positions/ and significant budgets. They may be responsible for providing a clear sense of purpose and driving strategic intent, and identifying longer-term opportunities and risks. Through inclusive leadership, they are responsible for developing ethical, innovative and supportive cultures with the ability to deliver results.

    What job titles might be suitable?
    Roles may include those of Senior Leader, Section Leader, Executive, Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Officer, senior military officer. As a Master’s degree, this programme is also eligible for those at graduate level.

    Additional Information
    Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Standard

    Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

  • Interested in a Management Apprenticeship?

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    *All ILM qualifications are awarded by The City and Guilds of London Institute which was founded in 1878 and is incorporated by Royal Charter.

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