Level 5 Management Apprenticeships


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Management level 5


This level 5 higher apprenticeship in management is suitable for individuals who work in a management position for the private, public, third sector and organisations of all sizes.

The level 5 apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who manages teams or projects and is responsible for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of their organisation’s strategy.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Managing projects
  • Creating and delivering operational plans
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Financial and resource management
  • Talent management

With this higher apprenticeship in management, learners will qualify with a Level 5 Diploma in Management and gain technical knowledge, strategic insight and practical expertise. Y

Learners will gain knowledge in everything they need to develop their ability to lead, motivate and inspire their team in a context relevant to your organisation and their current role. As this is a workbased apprenticeship learners will continually have the opportunity to practice and embed their new skills in a real work context in the workplace.

What’s included in the apprenticeship?

  • NVQ diploma in management and leadership – Level 5
  • Diploma in management and leadership – Level 5

Who’s it suitable for?

Roles may include those of operations manager, regional manager, divisional manager, department manager as well as other specialist managers.

How long does it take?

18 months

Your apprenticeship questions answered

Click below for answers to some frequently asked questions. If you have any other queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

Can my existing staff start an apprenticeship?

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Of course! Placing your existing staff on an apprenticeship is a great way of upskilling your employees and uncovering your future managers. It can be a great way of motivating and rewarding your staff by committing to their continued personal development within your business.

How does the apprentice learn?

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Apprentices do most of their learning at work and benefit from regular contact with their dedicated assigned assessor. There is coursework to be completed while on the course, which is to be submitted online, however, the knowledge to complete this is provided while learning inside your business.

How much do I have to pay an apprentice?

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Apprentices must be paid at least the national minimum wage for apprentices if they are aged 19 and under or aged 19 and over and in their first year of an apprenticeship.

Apprentices are often paid higher amounts as their skills develop and we encourage employers to do so

Why should I take on an apprentice?

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Apprentices can bring fresh new ideas to your business allowing them to grow and thrive. You gain skilled qualified staff in a cost-effective way. They can motivate your workforce more and overall enhance your business performance while addressing skills shortages in your business.

Why choose us

We can help you to choose an apprenticeship course that is right for your employees, or support you with recruitment to fill an apprenticeship vacancy. We work closely with you and the learner will help to develop the skills needed for your setting. We offer a flexible and tailored approach to suit your business needs.

We  are able to tap into a talent pool overlooked by many: identifying, training and placing fantastic emerging talent into apprenticeship roles.


Don’t just take our word for it, hear what some of our employers and learners have to say…

Jitterbugs – Learner

“As a result of my apprenticeships, I am doing more than I ever thought I would be capable of; including accounts, wages, staff hiring and management, as well as ensuring that the children are well looked after.”

Deerhurst Day Nursery- Employer

“The big thing for us is that Aspiration Training are so flexible and can tailor the training to our needs.”

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