Level 5 Operations Departmental Manager

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The Level 5 Operations Departmental Manager Apprenticeship is ideal for Operational and Departmental Managers looking to take the next step in their careers.

Devised to enable individuals with the knowledge and practical skills to meet day to day targets and objectives, with the overall business strategy always in mind.

Who is this qualification for?

Operations Managers, Area Managers, Regional Managers, Divisional Managers and Department Managers.

What is the duration?

2 years in total.

Qualification Level

Level 5 Diploma.

What does the study include?

Creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change, financial management, resourcing, talent management, coaching, team development and mentoring.

Typical Entry Requirements

Ideally 5 GCSE’s grades A-C – but ultimately this is decided by the employer.


Maximum funding cap of £9,000.

Read the full apprenticeship standard here at Gov.UK.