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Operations /​Departmental Manager Apprenticeship (Level 5)

Key course information

Business, Finance and Management


1 year


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Course Overview

An Operations / Departmental Manager is generally someone who will be managing large teams and / or projects and has responsibility for planning, delivering and achieving departmental goals and objectives.You may be a Senior Manager, a Head of Department or a small business owner who are responsible for the operational and / or policy delivery of the organisation’s strategy.This programme will support professional managers from all sectors - the private, public or third sector and all sizes of organisation. It is designed to provide access to development opportunities if you are looking to develop your management skills further.

lecturer stood at the front of the classroom
lecturer stood at the front of the classroom

What will I learn?

You will benefit from on programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour as you work towards the final synoptic End Point Assessment. This could comprise of:

- Completion and achievement of a relevant Level 5 Diploma in Management or equivalent management qualification.
- Where a qualification is not used, there should be provision of underpinning knowledge with regular assessments to an equivalent standard, quality and scope that can be evidenced.
- Work Based Project.
- Development of a portfolio of evidence.
- Regular Performance Reviews: Regular performance reviews between apprentice and line manager.
- Feedback from line manager, direct reports, peers and customers / stakeholders (including 180/360 degree feedback or equivalent).

Entry Requirements

- The entry requirements for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer but may typically be five GCSEs at grade C or higher. ?
- Wiltshire College offers applicants continuous enrolment dates throughout the year for this apprenticeship.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Additional Costs and Information

The duration of this apprenticeship will take 12 to 18 months to complete and is delivered solely in the workplace.?

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Business, Finance and Management

Career Opportunities

  • Business Partner
  • HR Advisor
  • Data Analyst

  • Accountant
  • Budgeting Analyst
  • Accounting Clerk

  • Business Development Manager
  • HR Consultant
  • HR Manager

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