Course Overview

Level 5 managers are responsible for everything from creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change and financial & resource management. Responsibilities also include: talent management, coaching and mentoring. Roles may include those of Operational Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional manager, Department Manager and other specialist managers.

The duration of this Higher Level Apprenticeship is up to three years part-time (a minimum of 18-24 months).



Course Structure

The three stages of this qualification are:

  • On Programme Assessment
  • Gateway to End Point Assessment
  • End Point Assessment.

Modules Covered

Units studied may include:

Critical Self Reflection

  • Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance
  • Managing Improvement
  • Developing Critical Thinking
  • Becoming an Effective Leader
  • Assessing Your Own Leadership capability and Performance
  • Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives
  • Provide Leadership and Direction For Your Own Area of Responsibility
  • Work Productively with Colleagues and Stakeholders.

Innovation and Development Project

  • Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance
  • Managing Improvement
  • Making a Financial Case
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Analysing and Interpreting Statistics to Inform Management Decisions
  • Lead Innovation Within an Organisation
  • Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for Your Own Area of Responsibility
  • Work Productively With Colleagues and Stakeholders.

Individualised Study

This comprises: completion and achievement of a relevant Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and management or an equivalent management qualification recognised by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). The qualification equates to at least 37 credits (at least 370 hours).






What's Next?

This course offers the opportunity to further develop the key skills required in middle management a this level.

Entry Requirements

A Level 3 Leadership and Management qualification, or previous experience, and Level 2 English and Mathematics at Grade A*-C/9 to 4-5.

Alternative qualifications and appropriate experience may be considered.

Non-standard applicants may be interviewed and be required to complete a piece of written work.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
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Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088503 (HE).
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Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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For all other queries call 01274 088088

Fees Information

We believe that quality degrees should not cost the earth. That's why our competitive tuition fees provide you with a quality experience that includes more taught hours than those at most universities, good levels of tutor access, and support with small teaching groups. More information on our competitive tuition fees