An operations/departmental manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the leadership and management required for the delivery of the organisations strategy.
They are accountable to a more senior manager or business owner. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities and job titles will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same. Key responsibilities may include creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change, financial and resource management, talent management, coaching and mentoring. Roles may include: Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Department Manager and specialist managers.
This Leadership and Management Standard Higher Apprenticeship standard is at Level 5.
Starting employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year however the start-date for attending college for training, where required, might vary depending on the type of apprenticeship and will be communicated post-employment and sign-up.
|Duration||Typically 2 ½ years.|
|Fee(s)||Additional Employer Costs: To include CMI or ILM qualification as part of this apprenticeship there are additional exam and registration costs that cannot be covered by the apprenticeship funding. Please enquire for further information.|
|Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)||£7,000|
|Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)||£350|