ABOUT THE COURSE

Course overview


This programme seeks to implement the Senior People Professional Apprenticeship Level 7 Standard, approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). 
Senior People Professionals are the in-house experts in people, work and change. They champion the people agenda to create working environments and cultures that help get the best out of people and as a result build employee engagement and high performance.
Apprentices joining the programme will learn about working lives in the 2020 business, people management strategies and practices that develop employees for performance, and development of their own personal effectiveness, ethics and business. They will learn how to apply their knowledge and expertise to lead the design, implementation and evaluation of people policies and practices aligned to the needs of the organisation and its employees. They will learn to develop a wide-ranging network and why they need to interact with a wide range of internal and external senior stakeholders.
This programme leads to an MSc. and Apprenticeship which is competency-based and contextualised for the 2020 business. It will be suited to any HR specialist with the appropriate qualifications or experience. It is not sector specific. 

Pending CIPD accreditation.

 

Occupation profile


Senior People Professionals are increasingly responsible for seeking out, evaluating and utilising technology to deliver the people strategy. Typically, Senior People Professionals have some budget responsibility and will be expected to employ continuous improvement approaches to maximise the use of limited resources.
Senior People Professionals may specialise in either Human Resources (HR), Learning and Development (L&D) or Organisation Design and Development (OD). This Apprenticeship Occupational Standard takes a core and options approach. All apprentices will complete the core and must select the one most appropriate option to their role from HR, L&D and OD.

Delivery


The programme will be delivered over 24 months. It is provided by the University in partnership with businesses and organisations using a blended delivery approach taking account of the seniority of learners and their availability to be on site. Delivery will be either 

  • Face-to-face 100%
  • Online 100%
  • Blended 80% online and 20% face-to-face provision

 

Entry requirements

 

Potential apprentices will need to be employed in the field of study, be 18 or over. Minimum 2:2 (Hons) or a level 5 apprenticeship. In addition, they must have GCSE English and mathematics at A-C, or grade 4 and above.  Mature Students will have at least 2 years at a senior level in the field of study along with a level 5 apprenticeship.

*If any of the above has not been achieved then we can discuss occupational experience for competency and other routes to entry

 

Fees per apprentice for whole duration


Levy employer: £19,000
Non-levy employer: please email degreeapprenticeships@uel.ac.uk or call 020 8223 2337 for more information.
The apprentice will not be required to pay any fees.

Delivery


The programme will be delivered over 24 months. It is provided by the University in partnership with businesses and organisations using a blended delivery approach taking account of the seniority of learners and their availability to be on site. Delivery will be either 

  • Face-to-face 100%
  • Online 100%
  • Blended 80% online and 20% face-to-face provision

 

Entry requirements

 

Potential apprentices will need to be employed in the field of study, be 18 or over. Minimum 2:2 (Hons) or a level 5 apprenticeship. In addition, they must have GCSE English and mathematics at A-C, or grade 4 and above.  Mature Students will have at least 2 years at a senior level in the field of study along with a level 5 apprenticeship.

*If any of the above has not been achieved then we can discuss occupational experience for competency and other routes to entry

 

Fees per apprentice for whole duration


Levy employer: £19,000
Non-levy employer: please email degreeapprenticeships@uel.ac.uk or call 020 8223 2337 for more information.
The apprentice will not be required to pay any fees.

 

Progression
 

On completion, full-time employment and additional CPD as required.

 

How to get involved

Our usual offer is an intensive, day-release mode. However, we would also consider concentrated teaching blocks over multiple days subject to numbers, and in cases where geographical limitations make this necessary.

If you are an employer with a distinct cohort, we offer to customise the delivery mode to suit your individual needs. We are interested to hear from employers and providers who would like to join one of our Trailblazer groups, which initially design and develop apprenticeships. Please get in touch if you:

  • would like to become an employer partner of UEL and let us help you find the right apprentices for you
  • are interested in any of the apprenticeship degree courses we are currently running or the new ones we are developing
  • would like to explore creating new apprenticeships and join a Trailblazer group with us

 

Contact us

Email: degreeapprenticeships@uel.ac.uk 
Telephone: 020 8223 2337

University of East London 
Academic Partnerships Office
Docklands Campus, University Way
London E16 2RD


The information on this webpage reflects the course details as they are at the time of publication and is subject to change. The information is included as a guide to course content only.