This Modern Apprenticeship is offered at 3 levels. It can help you train new employees, as well as upskill existing staff and those already in a managerial role. The apprenticeship covers areas such as:
It provides the skills needed for managerial roles of all levels – from first line and middle managers, to senior managers.
Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7, 9 or 11. Their qualification will include one of the following:
Management Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7
Management Technical Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 9
Management Professional Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 11
SQCF Level 7
To start at SCQF Level 7 there are no set entry requirements for this Modern Apprenticeship.
SQCF Level 9
This is a Technical Apprenticeship. Candidates should have completed the Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7, or have equivalent qualifications or experience. SQCF Level 11
At Level 11 this a Professional Apprenticeship. Candidates should have completed the Technical Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 9, or have equivalent qualifications or experience.
Progression and development
After completing the Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7, employees will have the skills and knowledge to aim for roles including:
After completing SCQF Level 9, your employees could aim for roles including:
After completing SCQF Level 11, your employees could aim for roles including:
After Levels 7 and 9 they could also progress to the next level of Modern Apprenticeship in Management.
After any level the qualified apprentice can progress to courses in further or higher education. They could also work towards qualifications from professional bodies. These include the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) or Chartered Institute of Management.
How does it work?
Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.
Cost and funding
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.
The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet your business needs.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
How long will it take?
Each level will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.