Management Apprenticeships & Qualifications

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Management Apprenticeships

We are experts at training apprentices in Management and Leading Teams, which are essential skills to keep businesses running effectively through;

  • Managing projects effectively
  • Managing workloads and resources 
  • Relationship building with stakeholders 
  • Business planning 
  • Problem-solving 

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Sector insights


of managers have not done anything to develop their management and leadership skills in the last 3 years*


of managers have not had any formal management and leadership training*


of managers do not hold any management and leadership qualifications*

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Apprenticeship training for management

What qualifications will you gain? 

  • Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship Standard 

  • Functional Skills maths 
  • Functional Skills English 

Entry Requirements 

You don’t need qualifications but will need to be in a Team leading role with responsibilities for at least three others. Some employers will want you to have a good standard of education, such as GCSEs, including English, maths and ICT. 

Length of the course 

14 months plus three months gateway 

What qualifications will you gain? 

  • Operations Departmental Management Standard 

  • Functional Skills maths 
  • Functional Skills English  

Entry Requirements 

You don’t need qualifications to start working as a a departmental/operations manager, but some employers will want you to have a good standard of education such as GCSEs, including English, maths and ICT. 

Length of the course 

24 months plus four months gateway 

Level 5 Units

  • Operational Planning and Management
  • Managing Teams
  • Communication Skills
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Planning project proposals
  • Delivery of their project proposal
  • Project Proposal Output

The learning experience

Industry expert coaches 

Free access to an online learning library 

Free Microsoft 365 account during study

Free student discount card

Monthly webinars

Individual coaching and mentoring sessions

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Are you an employer?

Apprenticeships are a cost-effective way of upskilling your teams to have the right knowledge and behaviours to enable future success, through your people.

Delivery can also be tailored to your organisation's learning and development needs, with expertise in navigating the skills system and funding to get the most out of apprenticeships.

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Apprenticeship funding

Understanding how to fund apprenticeships can seem complicated. As experts, we can guide you through the process and help you to make the most of funding options that are available to you, either as an SME or a larger Levy-paying organisation. 

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Employer support

Are you looking for more information on how apprenticeships can benefit your business?

We have a wealth of resources available to help guide you through the process and explain how we can support you at every step.

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Frequently asked questions

Contact us using this form and select employer enquiry.

We will then be in touch to gather your requirements and discuss the best approach to get your vacancy live.

On our website and on the National Apprenticeship Service’s website, which is  a national online recruitment system. 

It’s managed by us. Once we have your information, we’ll add  your vacancy to the National Apprenticeship Service website and monitor the number of applications.

We’ll  firstly filter the applications based on  what you’re looking for in a candidate. To comply with regulations, the applications will be sent via a secure file sharing system. 

Just let us know the name of the person and we’ll arrange a meeting with you to organise their apprenticeship programme.

We can always extend your closing date or re-advertise your vacancy at a later date. 

You’re not under any obligation to recruit someone from the site, but if you do, you’ll have to make sure they’re signed up to an apprenticeship programme with Total People. 

In addition,  we’ll promote your vacancy for free in our weekly applicant newsletter and highlight the vacancy on our homepage carousel.  We’ll also promote your vacancy on our social media channels.