The responsibilities of managers can vary from business to business, but their valuable role in ensuring the smooth operation of a business is vital across all industries. A manager’s role can involve identifying and using learning styles, setting SMART targets, conducting appraisals, being creative and innovative, empowering and motivating teams and managing budgets and resources.
The Management Advanced Apprenticeship provides the necessary skills to enable first line managers to successfully operate in a business environment. You will develop skills and knowledge to ensure that your organisation provides a high standard of service, that your staff and teams are well supported to maximise their abilities and that your business remains highly competitive and successful.
This Apprenticeship includes the following elements:
- NVQ Certificate in Management Level 3
- Certificate in First Line Management
- Level 2 Functional Skill in Mathematics
- Level 2 Functional Skill in English
- Level 2 Functional Skill in ICT
- Employer Rights and Responsibilities (Work-book)
At level 3 the Advanced Apprenticeship will develop skills, knowledge and understanding to help become a more successful manager. The course is designed to develop practical techniques and managerial skills in a number of areas including, solving problems, making decisions, developing others, planning change, time management, working efficiently, leadership, building the team, coaching and training and effective meetings. You will also develop skills in analysing numerical information and communication relevant to your job role and develop an understanding of employer rights and responsibilities.
Business Benefits: Training your staff through the Apprenticeship programme will help increase productivity, improve skills, raise customer service levels, improve morale and boost profits. Developing team leaders and managers will help your business and your employees get better results by improving motivation, communication and skills.
Individual Benefits: Completing an Apprenticeship is a great way to gain practical work experience, develop your skills and knowledge, achieve nationally recognised qualifications and earn a real wage. Developing your skills as a team leader or manager will give you more confidence, skills and career opportunities helping you and your team to achieve more.
Delivery Method: Apprenticeships are achieved through a blended learning approach, incorporating taught sessions, workplace learning and assessments and online learning. One-to-one support, tuition and advice are available from our team of experienced and qualified tutors, assessors and advisers.
Time Commitment: A minimum of 13 taught sessions (days) over 26 weeks, taught sessions for functional skills (if applicable) and an initial one day induction. Plus regular workplace visits plus online learning and self directed study. A significant amount of written work needs to be completed between taught sessions.
Assessment: This Apprenticeship is achieved by attending taught sessions, completing 8 written assignments, a work-based portfolio and doing timed and work-based assessments.
Progression through Truro and Penwith College:
- Senior Leadership and Management
- Coaching and Mentoring
The majority of the training costs delivered by the College for Apprenticeships is funded. There is a required employer contribution towards this as follows:
- Apprentices aged 19+ = £250.00 Employer Contribution or £500 for large employers
Apprenticeships at Truro and Penwith College are only available to businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Why Choose Truro and Penwith College Business Centre?
- One of the Top Ten Colleges in the UK
- Awarded the Training Quality Standard for providing outstanding training and development for employers
- Designated Outstanding status by Ofsted (2008)
How does our training benefit your business?
- Our training improved the profits of 35% of the businesses we work with
- 68% of businesses became more efficient after training with us
- Training helped 84% of businesses we work with improve staff performance
For further information and an application form please contact: Denise Caff, Truro and Penwith College, Palace Building, Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2HE. Tel: 01872 242711. Truro and Penwith College offers free impartial advice and guidance on all courses. For terms and conditions of use see are website: http://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/business/
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