Senior Leader

Level 7

Who is this for?

The Senior Leader apprenticeship is designed for any individual working in, or those moving into a senior or strategic management role. This can include General Managers, Senior Managers, Section Leaders, Executives, Directors and COO, CFO, CEO, CIO roles.



The Senior Leader provides clear, inclusive, and strategic leadership and direction, typically managing and monitoring achievement of core objectives that are aligned to overall strategic objectives of the organisation’s board (or equivalent).


  • Industry recognised apprenticeship qualification
  • CMI Accredited qualification; Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Practice
  • CMI Chartered Manager Status
  • Professional recognition: CMI Chartered Fellow Individual member grade

24 months plus up to 5 months End-Point Assessment



Entry requirements
  • Currently not undertaking another apprenticeship
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Lived in the UK continuously for the past 3 years

Learner Journey

Our workshop topics are:

  • Setting strategic direction
  • Developing critical thinking skills
  • Leading organisational transformation projects
  • Understanding organisational resource requirements
  • Risk and crisis management
  • Leading people development
  • Business improvement skills
  • Understanding organisational structures and reporting
  • Developing key stakeholder relationships
  • Organisational communication
  • Understanding external factors & their potential impact on your business
  • Internal & external governance to maintain compliance across the business

These are the typical elements we may include in your programme:

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