Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Higher Level Apprenticeship in Management

Cambridge Campus

Course Duration:24 Month(s)
Course Mode:Part Time
Start Date:FLX

Course Overview

This Higher Level 4 Apprenticeship programme is designed for Managers, Head of Function, and Area Managers. Managers at Level 4 play an integral role in developing and supporting organisational objectives through a wide range of functions, such as: managing team dynamics, delegation and capability building, planning and managing projects, and managing budgets.

Apprenticeships are made up of framework of qualifications and training based on testing competency and developing practical, occupational and transferable skills.

Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management

Mandatory units cover:
• Manage personal and professional development
• Provide leadership and management
• Develop and implement an operational plan
• Develop working relationships with stakeholders

Level 4 Diploma in Management

Key learning outcomes:
• Understanding the management role to improve management performance
• Management communication
• Assessing your own leadership capability and performance
• Managing and implementing change in the workplace
• Managing personal development
• Understanding and developing relationships in the workplace

This apprenticeship takes 24 months to complete and has a flexible start date.

No learner fees. Employer fees as follows:
16-18 years old - fully government funded (no fees)
19-23 years old - fully funded for companies with less than 250 employees; employer fees apply for those with 250+ employees
24+ years old - partially-funded (employer fees apply)

Progression & Career Opportunities

Career opportunities into senior management roles. Further learning includes CMI Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Management.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but the candidates are expected to have significant experience of working at a middle management level to ensure they have the suitable foundations on which to further build their knowledge and skills. They must also manage a team of people.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

These qualifications are delivered mostly in the workplace. You will receive a visit from your allocated assessor approximately once every 4-6 weeks over a period of 20 months. The technical certificate is delivered in the classroom through College day-release one Wednesday every month or delivered in the workplace if there is a viable group. You will be assessed in the workplace using a variety of methods including work products, observations, professional discussions, questioning, and personal statements.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for an Apprenticeship, please contact our Apprenticeship Team on tel. 01223 418778 or by email Please also check out our current Apprenticeship vacancies on our website

Passport to Success

We will help you to develop a range of wider skills including English & Maths that will make you into a well-rounded professional who will be highly valued by employers and universities.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.