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Develop the expertise your company needs with higher and degree apprenticeships at Teesside University

Posted by on 20 Mar 2017

Investing in leadership and management is something that no business should ignore if they want to achieve long-term success. Good leadership and management engages staff, builds loyalty and increases organisational performance.

At Teesside University, we understand the positive impact of great leadership, which is why we have worked with employers to develop the prestigious Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA).

Enrolling now for May 2017, the apprenticeship awards learners the BA (Hons) Management Practice along with membership of the Chartered Management Institute – the highest possible accreditation in the management profession.

The CMDA is open to both aspiring and existing managers. Apprentices gain technical knowledge and practical experience by combining on-the-job training with flexible study towards a higher education qualification.

Dr Keith Hurst, associate dean at Teesside University Business School says, ‘The CMDA is industry-driven and aligned to the requirements of the professional body. It combines excellent business education, work-based learning and professional development to support the growth of graduate level managers, for now and the future.’

The CMDA offers significant benefits for employers and their staff:

  • excellent business education and up-to-date professional development
  • on-the-job training combined with an honours degree
  • a standard developed with employers, for employers
  • Chartered Manager status – the highest in the management profession
  • the opportunity to attract new talent and to upskill your existing workforce.

What are higher and degree apprenticeships?

Higher and degree apprenticeships are a government initiative aimed at helping employers develop the talent and skills of new and existing staff, in the workplace. They combine on-the-job training with study for a higher education qualification. It means employees study whilst they are working - and there is no age restriction.

At Teesside University, we’re working directly with employers, building on our strong track record of partnership with business and industry to deliver the skills and expertise your company needs.

Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect your business?

From 6 April 2017, government funding for apprenticeships in England is changing. Employers with an annual wage bill of over £3m will contribute to a levy, and can access payments for apprenticeships through a digital account. Non-levy payers will get a 90% contribution to the cost of apprenticeship training and assessment.

Apprenticeships currently available at Teesside University

We are offering a range of employer-led higher and degree apprenticeships:

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Digital and Technology Solutions (Web Engineering) Degree Apprenticeship

Embedded Electronic Systems Design Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

Health Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship

Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship

Coming soon

  • Manufacturing Engineer (automotive)
  • Control/Technical Support Engineer (automotive)
  • Electrical/Electronic Support Engineer
  • Nursing Associate

Get in touch with our apprenticeships team to find out how we can help you to develop your talented employees and grow their contribution to your organisation’s success.

Find out more:

T: 01642 384068 

E: theforge@tees.ac.uk 

W: tees.ac.uk/apprenticeships

Join us on 3 April, 4.00pm – 6.00pm to find out more about higher and degree apprenticeships and to hear how the apprenticeship levy will affect your business. Our keynote speaker is Mike Matthews, Managing Director of Nifco UK, a company that knows the value of apprenticeships and higher-level skills. Book online 

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