Levy-funded level 3/5 virtual leadership apprenticeships in 2021

By Future Talent Learning

Senior HR leaders can retain/upskill employees with our levy-funded level 3 and 5 virtual leadership apprenticeships.

Technology - and unforseen circumstances like the coronavirus pandemic - are creating disruption in the workplace. Transform learning with virtual learning for your future leaders. When the leadership apprenticeship in question is fully levy-funded, it needn't cost a thing.

With leadership apprenticeships, your business can pick up the pace of virtual learning.

Our level 3 and level 5 leadership Apprenticeship Programmes increase the resilience of employers and learners in times of change.

A leadership apprenticeship can enable your future leaders (ranging from graduates to experienced managers) develop a resilient mindset that recognises change as an opportunity, not a threat.

Our virtual leadership Apprenticeships at a glance:

Level 5 virtual leadership apprenticeship

Suitable for: Experienced managers

Duration: 15 months

Delivery: Real-world application to live business projects, supported by e-learning, 1-2-1 mentoring, and coaching sessions.

Qualification on completion: Level 5 Operations / Departmental Manager Apprenticeship

Cost to employer: Free. Aligned to government apprenticeship standards and eligible to be funded 100% by the Apprenticeship Levy.

The Level 5 leadership apprenticeship qualifies for £7,000 per learner. Future Talent Group is ESFA approved so 100% of the cost is recoverable.

Level 3 virtual leadership apprenticeship

Suitable for: Graduates, new entrants, new managers

Duration: 12 months

Delivery: Real-world application to live business projects, supported by e-learning and 1-2-1 mentoring and coaching sessions.

Qualification on completion: Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

Cost to employer: Free. Aligned to government apprenticeship standards and eligible to be funded 100% by the Apprenticeship Levy.

The Level 3 leadership apprenticeship qualifies for £4,500 per learner. Future Talent Group is ESFA approved so 100% of the cost is recoverable.


 

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What are the employer/employee benefits of virtual leadership apprenticeships?

EMPLOYEE benefits

The leadership skills and emotional intelligence to thrive.

Only 25% of long-term career success depends on tech knowledge. The rest is all soft skills (Stanford University). That's the focus of these apprenticeships.

A powerful alumni network.

Build a diverse network of creative collaborators from peers across multiple industries.

World-class virtual learning.

Learn from credible  learning providers you won't find on typical L&D training or apprenticeship programmes.

EMPLOYER benefits

Retention. Retention. Retention.

The No. 1 reason why employees leave is because they stop learning. This programme inspires, engages and retains them.

Long term growth.

80% of CEOs see employees’ lack of soft skills as a ‘top 3’ barrier to growth (PWC). These programmes help to close that gap.

Ideal succession planning.

The organisation benefits from self-aware, commercially savvy people leaders with the confidence to handle change.


 

Learners will develop the 3 most important leadership skills and behaviours.

Leadership Apprenticeship Programmes from Future Talent Group operate in line with the ACT leadership behaviour model.

AGILE THINKING

Agile leaders work in leaner and smarter ways to overcome organisational inertia. They quickly discover what works (and doesn’t) in order to continuously deliver exceptional new products and services.

COLLABORATION

Collaborative leaders embrace diversity. They make sure everyone feels they belong and understand where the business is heading. They make the whole far greater than the sum of its parts.

TRANSFORMATION

Organisations that don’t change don’t last. Organisations that don’t learn don’t change. Transformational leaders learn continually in order to shape change, not just respond to it.


Levy-funded virtual apprenticeships that deliver the skills you need to lead.

On these fully levy-funded virtual leadership apprenticeships, learners will develop the following skills they need to thrive:

  • Leadership
  • Self awareness
  • Operational management
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Agile project management
  • Relationship building
  • Finance
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How to find out more

visit our apprenticeships page

email learning@futuretalentgroup.com

or call 0208 675 8851

Ask us about Future Talent Learning!

 

Levy-funded level 3/5 virtual leadership Apprenticeship FAQs

WHO MANAGES THE DRAWDOWN FROM THE LEVY?

Future Talent Group does that on your behalf.

HOW LONG IS THE PROGRAMME?

The Level 5 Leadership Apprenticeship is typically 15 months plus an assessment in month 16. The Level 3 Leadership Apprenticeship is typically 12 months plus an assessment in month 13. Learners who need more time can take an extra month or two.

HOW CAN HR LEADERS AND L&D MANAGERS GAIN EVIDENCE THAT THE PROGRAMME WORKS?

You will receive reports on learners’ behaviours before, during and after the apprenticeship programme using 360 assessments.

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING FORMATS?

Learning takes place in the form of remote learning, coaching, project work and journaling.

DO LEARNERS COME FROM DIFFERENT COMPANIES?

Yes - Future Talent Group runs mixed cohorts. There’s no limit to the number of learners from any organisation.

CAN HR LEADERS AND L&D MANAGERS RUN BESPOKE OR ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMES OR EVENTS JUST FOR THEIR ORGANISATION?

Yes - though commercial top up charges may apply for this.

MUST LEARNERS SPEND 20% OF THEIR WORKING TIME ON THE PROGRAMME?

Yes - it sounds like a lot, but much of this time involves learners applying what they’ve learned to live projects or practising new behaviours in everyday activities.

HOW DO LEARNERS GET HELP DURING THE COURSE OF THE VIRTUAL APPRENTICESHIP?

There’s dedicated resource for each cohort. Learners also have personalised coaching sessions each week.

DO YOU HELP WITH COMMS TO THE BUSINESS?

Yes - Future Talent Group has email templates and a full comms package to share with you.

SHOULD I NOMINATE LEARNERS OR ALLOW MANAGERS TO APPLY FREELY?

It is strongly advised that you allow learners to apply rather than nominating individuals. Future Talent Group can help to co-run a learner recruitment process with you.

WHAT HAPPENS IF LEARNERS LEAVE DURING THE APPRENTICESHIP?

Payment for learners stops the month they leave. Their new employer can continue the payment from their levy if they choose. If they return (e.g. after maternity leave) payment resumes then.

CAN HR LEADERS AND L&D MANAGERS ROLL THIS OUT INTERNATIONALLY?

Yes - though outside England, it’s not eligible to be funded via the levy.

WHEN COULD I START A NEW COHORT?

Programmes start every quarter. Depending on availability, Future Talent Group would require two weeks to enrol new learners.

HOW INVOLVED MUST LINE MANAGERS BE?

For the programme to work, managers must be fully supportive and commit to at least 6 hours over fifteen months to feedback sessions with the coachand learner.

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