This apprenticeship develops skills in managing teams and/or projects to achieve organisational goals.
Typical roles are Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Department Manager.
It covers the development of skills in:
- creating and delivering plans
- managing projects
- leading and managing teams
- managing finance and resources
- managing talent and performance
Apprentices are required to have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including Mathematics and English, or BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit, or NVQ 2, plus two Functional Skills at Level 2.
Apprentices need to have experience in Management in order to manage the rigours of the programme.
Operations Manager Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship
Apprentices need to produce an on-programme portfolio of evidence which will be assessed by a qualified assessor. End point assessment includes a Knowledge Test, a Competency based Interview, assessment of a Portfolio of evidence, assessment of a Workbased Project followed by a presentation, a Professional Discussion.
Apprentices are required to meet target dates for completion of work set by their assessor throughout the programme; this will require some work to be completed in their own time.
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with an employer who is willing to support the candidate through the apprenticeship. .
Achievement of this apprenticeship could lead to progression onto other higher education, including a Degree Apprenticeship in Business or Management. Achievers can register as full members with the Chartered Management Institute.
Fees and Additional Costs
Apprentices will spend time attending classes at the college, typically delivered one day or evening per week in term time.