OPERATIONS/DEPARTMENTAL MANAGER APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD
Duration: Typically, 30 months Level: 5
An Operations/Departmental Manager is generally someone who is able to manage teams or projects and has responsibility for planning, delivering and achieving departmental goals and objectives. Accountable to a more senior manager, head of department or small business owner, they are responsible for the operational delivery of the organisation’s strategy.
This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, who currently manage a team or projects within an organisation or who are wishing to manage a team or projects.
The apprentice must achieve the following on-programme assessment requirements prior to Gateway:
The decision to take an apprentice through Gateway is made between the employer, Independent Training Provider (ITP) and apprentice. The apprentice must have achieved all the required on-programme elements before they enter Gateway.
End-Point Assessment (EPA) Requirements
This has 5 methods of assessment: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)knowledge test, Competency Based Interview, Portfolio of Evidence, Work-based project and presentation and Professional Discussion relating to CPD activity.
Overall grading is Fail, Pass, Merit or Distinction
Future Job Prospects
Upon achievement of this qualification learners can progress into various job roles:
Future Learning Opportunities
Learners can progress to Level 6 Chartered Manager.