LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT APPRENTICESHIPS

The role focus of Learning & Development Apprenticeships is often on the practical delivery of training
Learning & Development Apprenticeships typically exist in a wide range of organisations including private, public and third sector

Learning & Development Practitioner – Level 3

Learning and Development Practitioners are typically involved with identifying learning/training needs, designing / sourcing training and learning solutions, delivering and evaluating training, and working with stakeholder / business area managers. Job roles include: Human Resources, Workplace Managers & Supervisors, Recruitment, Training & Design, Internal Trainers and Assessors.

The role focus is often on the practical delivery of training. The L&D Practitioner will typically have expertise and competence in their specific field whether it be technical, vocational or behavioural (e.g. use of software, food preparation, working in teams). They link the learning within their area of responsibility to business objectives and performance, understanding the learning cycle and working by it. The role can be more specialist, with a focus on and requiring in-depth expertise in a specific area of L&D such as learning design, e-learning or digital / blended learning.

Whichever of these is an area of focus; the L&D Practitioner is future focused, understands the business context / culture and has a good grounding across the whole training Train’d Up’s delivery model also includes also includes the City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Learning and Development (6318-03).

  • Flexible national delivery available on this Apprenticeship, delivered using a ‘blended learning’ approach, incorporating face-to-face work-based assessment and learning support sessions, along with timetabled tutor led live e-tutorials (accessed using MS Teams Education).
  • Laptops loaded with all the necessary software packages are available free of charge to all Apprentices on a loan basis, ensuring access for everyone to the full curriculum.
  • As part of our commitment to the environment, we deliver all aspects of the Apprenticeship using the latest e-technology, including paperless inductions, live tutor led e-tutorials, and an e-portfolio system for uploading course work and evidence gathering.
  • Spread recruitment costs throughout the year, by utilising our employer friendly, roll-on roll-off monthly enrolment dates. Our flexible modular timetable breaks away from the traditional September start date (term times).
  • Apprentice progress reports are available to all employers on a monthly basis.
  • Unit Rate: £6,000 per Apprentice
  • Duration: 21 Months (including End Point Assessment)
  • Institute For Apprenticeships: Learning and development practitioner / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Assessor Coach – Level 4

The Assessor Coach Apprenticeship standard is designed for staff who coach and assess vocational learners, usually on a one-to-one basis, in a range of learning environments.

They may, for example, coach and assess apprentices, trainees or new recruits (ranging from young entrants, to new CEOs) in the workplace. Train’d Up’s delivery model also includes City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Safeguarding (Prevent Strategy) (1890), ILM accredited Effective Coaching

Work-based Coaching Practitioner and either City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (6317) or City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (6317).

  • Flexible national delivery available on this Apprenticeship, delivered using a ‘blended learning’ approach, incorporating face-to-face work-based assessment and learning support sessions, along with timetabled tutor led live e-tutorials (accessed using MS Teams Education).
  • Laptops loaded with all the necessary software packages are available free of charge to all Apprentices on a loan basis, ensuring access for everyone to the full curriculum.
  • As part of our commitment to the environment, we deliver all aspects of the Apprenticeship using the latest e-technology, including paperless inductions, live tutor led e-tutorials, and an e-portfolio system for uploading course work and evidence gathering.
  • Spread recruitment costs throughout the year, by utilising our employer friendly, roll-on roll-off monthly enrolment dates. Our flexible modular timetable breaks away from the traditional September start date (term times).
  • Apprentice progress reports are available to all employers on a monthly basis.
  • Unit Rate: £7,000 per Apprentice
  • Duration: 15 Months (including End Point Assessment)
  • Institute For Apprenticeships: Assessor coach / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Learning & Development Consultant Business Partner – Level 5

A Learning & Development (L&D) Consultant/ Business Partner is accountable for ensuring L&D contributes to, and influences, improved performance in the workplace at an individual, team and organisation level. They also have the commercial responsibility to align learning needs with the strategic ambitions and objectives of the business.

They are agents for change, influencing key stakeholders, making decisions and recommendations on what the business can / should do in an L&D context. They are also likely to lead on any L&D-related elements of business projects. The L&D Consultant / Partner will often have expertise and competence in a specific field whether it be technical, vocational or behavioural. They link the work they do to the context and strategic priorities of the business and measure the outcomes and impact of any learning interventions, to demonstrate a return on investment/expectation.

The role can be a generalist L&D or more specialist, where the focus and in-depth expertise is in a specific area such as organisation development, digital / blended learning, resourcing, or talent management. Whichever the area of focus, the role requires a good grounding across all areas of L&D, and is business and future focused.

The L&D Consultant / Business Partner role exists within a range of organisations including private, public and third sector. Typically, the individual works alongside colleagues who specialise in Human Resources (i.e. employee relations, reward, recruitment), often supported by an L&D Administrator and / or L&D Practitioner. They report to a Senior L&D Manager, Head of Department or Director. In larger organisations, they may be one of a team supporting the business, and may have responsibility for managing people and a budget.

Train’d Up’s delivery model also includes the value added, ‘Inspiring Learning and Development Business Partner’ study programme, approved by The Institute of Leadership & Management.  Registration onto the  ‘Inspiring Learning and Development Business Partner’ programme, allows learners to join The Institute of Leadership & Management initially as an Associate Member.  Upon successful completion of the Learning and Development Consultant Business Partner Level 5 Apprenticeship, learners are able to request an upgrade to full Member status. 

  • Flexible national delivery available on this Apprenticeship, delivered using a ‘blended learning’ approach, incorporating face-to-face work-based assessment and learning support sessions, along with timetabled tutor led live e-tutorials (accessed using MS Teams Education).
  • Laptops loaded with all the necessary software packages are available free of charge to all Apprentices on a loan basis, ensuring access for everyone to the full curriculum.
  • As part of our commitment to the environment, we deliver all aspects of the Apprenticeship using the latest e-technology, including paperless inductions, live tutor led e-tutorials, and an e-portfolio system for uploading course work and evidence gathering.
  • Spread recruitment costs throughout the year, by utilising our employer friendly, roll-on roll-off monthly enrolment dates. Our flexible modular timetable breaks away from the traditional September start date (term times).
  • Apprentice progress reports are available to all employers on a monthly basis.
  • Unit Rate: £7,000 per Apprentice
  • Duration: 21 Months (including End Point Assessment)
  • Institute For Apprenticeships: Learning and development consultant business partner / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

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