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  Senior People Professional Apprenticeship


Online University of Exeter    Management

Full time November, April Other, MSc 2 Years
Business & Management (5)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Senior People Professional Apprenticeship at the University of Exeter. Tailored for seasoned HR/L&D/OD managers, this programme empowers individuals to lead the charge in shaping exceptional work environments and fostering a culture of excellence. Specialising in Human Resource, Organisation Development, or Learning and Development, apprentices delve into cutting-edge research and practical experiences to master the intricacies of the employee lifecycle. Through a blend of masterclasses, seminars, and online learning, apprentices hone their skills in areas such as HR strategy, talent management, and project management. The flexible one-day-a-week study model ensures minimal disruption to work commitments. Upon completion, apprentices not only attain a Level 7 apprenticeship but also earn an MSc in Applied Human Resource Management from the University of Exeter, paving the way for Chartered Member status with the CIPD. Elevate your career and drive organisational success with this prestigious programme. Entry requirements include a minimum of three years' experience in a managerial/professional HR/L&D/OD role, along with a second-class honours degree or equivalent, or CIPD Level 5. Alternatively, applicants with five years' experience in a managerial/professional HR/L&D/OD role may be considered without a prior degree. Experience in leading projects and influencing strategy is crucial for successful application.

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Overview

  • Designed for current professional managers who want to drive improvements in HR/L&D/OD. Apprentices will champion the people agenda, creating work environments and cultures that get their workforce delivering their best
  • This programme allows individuals to specialise their learning towards Human Resource, Organisation Development or Learning and Development
  • This applied programme will equip apprentices with the knowledge, skills, and behaviours needed to succeed within the Human Resource/Organisation Development/Learning and Development area.
  • Apprentices will explore the latest research evidence, and experience of people management in practice, and gain a firm grounding within their subject area, encompassing all of the various facets of the employee lifecycle – from recruitment to discharge
  • The programme is designed to follow the latest professional standards as described by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Suitable for a range of professionals operating in the HRM field. Specific job roles relevant for this apprenticeship may include (but are not necessarily limited to): Human Resource Director/Manager, People Director, Chief People Officer, Head of HR, Human Resource Officer/Advisor, Talent Acquisition Manager, Employee Relations Manager, Learning and Development Manager/Advisor/Director, Organisation Development Manager/Advisor/Director.

How to apply

Selection to this programme is made by employers; candidates should already hold a post with the employer and continue working for them throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. The candidate should initially speak to their HR department and/or manager to gain sign off to undertake this apprenticeship.

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Entry Requirements

At least three years’ experience in a managerial/professional HR/ L&D/OD role and a second-class honours degree or equivalent or CIPD Level 5. Alternatively, a minimum of five years’ experience in a managerial/ professional HR/L&D/OD role would be considered if no prior degree is held.

In a role that supports the gathering of evidence required for the Senior People Professional Apprenticeship standard, for example the opportunity to lead projects, access to influence strategy and implement changes. If applicants are overqualified through experience or qualifications, they may not be eligible for funding.




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