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The Durham Senior Leader Apprenticeship

The Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship is a part-time, flexible programme aimed at highly motivated middle to senior managers across all sectors.  The programme can be tailored to your business’ needs and it provides real-world business education where apprentices continually apply their learning directly back into the workplace.  

The programme combines the core knowledge, skills and behaviours recognised in the Senior Leader Apprenticeship standard

Topics covered in the programme include strategic management, operations & technology management, leadership & organisational behaviour, sustainability and business ethics, digital & international marketing and finance.  These topics ensure apprentices develop the fundamental skills and knowledge that are needed to become a responsible and innovative leader. Group of apprentices at DUBS

All participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Senior Leadership Development and will have the option to continue their studies towards a Durham MBA (Online) for an additional fee.

Our next cohort will start in June 2025. The application deadline to join the next cohort closes on 30 April 2025.


Companies with apprentices enrolled on the programme:

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About the Durham Senior Leader Apprenticeship

The Senior Leader Apprenticeships provides participants with a strong foundation to enable them to become strategic and influential leaders.  It will challenge, inspire and provide apprentices with the business knowledge, experience and enhanced capabilities to manage and lead in a global environment.

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About the Programme

The programme can be tailored to your business’ needs and enhance staff capabilities to manage and lead in a global environment. Find out more.
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The benefits

Learn more about the benefits of the programme for both employer and employee including qualification outcomes.
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Eligibility and application process

Find out more about the eligibility criteria for the Senior Leader Apprenticeship and the application requirements.
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Fees and financial support

Find out about the financial support offered by the Apprenticeship Levy for both levy paying and non-levy paying employers here.
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Get in touch about the Apprenticeship

If you would like to find out more about our Senior Leader Apprenticeship, just send us an email. We will be pleased to answer your questions and/or to arrange a call via phone/Teams/Zoom.

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