3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Set by the employer
Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grade C (or above)
Apprentices will achieve a combined practical and theory-based qualification:
This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and at one of our fully equipped training centres around the country. The apprentice gains the knowledge, skills and experience in the full range of management duties.
The apprenticeship training is tailored to the needs of the individual employer and is delivered by highly qualified and technically competent training advisors. The programme is a blended combination of on the job tuition and assessment plus off the job master classes, e-learning content and professional discussions.
Additional training may be included such as short courses in speaking and listening skills or using computer applications as appropriate.