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Professional Services Apprenticeships

Enhance professional skills in your organisation

6 December 2021


Despite the proliferation of technology in the workplace, it is the people power that will always be central to business success. Now more than ever, employers are in demand for new skilled talent for a variety of business functions and for comprehensive yet affordable professional development opportunities for their existing staff.
Whether you are looking to energise your existing workforce or to attract new talent, our Professional Services apprenticeships will help fill skills gap within your business and strengthen your organisation's performance as the result. 
At Gloucestershire College, we offer Professional Services apprenticeships in: 
HR | Management | Marketing | Business Support | Accountancy 
Explore the full range of our programmes and get in touch with our expert Employer Training & Apprenticeships team to discuss your training requirements. 
Contact Employer Training & Apprenticeships team


HR Apprenticeships 
CIPD accredited, our HR training programmes offer high quality, flexible training and development opportunities for your staff.
HR Support Apprenticeship Level 3 (CIPD) - also available as a part-time course
Ideal for HR professionals working within a Human Resources department delivering front line support to managers and employees, or a HR Manager working in a smaller organisation.
HR Consultant Apprenticeship Level 5 (CIPD)
Ideal for HR professionals working in roles such as HR Business Partner, HR Talent Manager or HR Consultant.

Accountancy Apprenticeships 
Our range of programmes are accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and enable new and existing employees to either gain basic accountancy skills, become an accounting technician or a fully qualified chartered accountant.
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 - also availabe as a part-time course
Designed for junior and entry level accounting roles, providing a solid foundation in finance administration. January start!
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 - also available as a part-time course
Designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge to master more complex financial processes; best suited for  those with some accounts or finance experience. January start!
AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting Level 4 - also available as a part-time course
Designed to train existing accountants to technician level (QCF Level 4) and can lead to a specialist role in accounting, and to a progression onto a higher education course in a related subject. January start! 

Leadership & Management Apprenticeships 
Our programmes offer a suite of quaifications accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and the Chartered Management Institute for Gloucestershire employers and their staff. 
Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3 
Ideal for first line managers, team leaders and supervisors with responsibility for supporting, managing and developing team members. It will support those new to managing projects, who are responsible for planning and monitoring workloads and resources, delivering operational plans or resolving problems.
Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Level 5
Aimed at managers looking to develop their strategic skills and who are tasked with delivering strategic, operational and departmental goals and objectives.

Business Administration & Customer Service Apprenticeships 
These programmes have been designed to help support the everyday running of your business.
Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3
Suitable for business administrators working independently or as part of a team and involves developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services.
Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2
Equips apprentices with excellent customer service skills that are assets to many job roles across a number of industries.
Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship Level 3
Designed for professionals who provide direct customer support and would like to enhance their skills in dealing with more complex and technical customer requests, complaints and queries, as well as gathering and analysing key data and customer information. 

Marketing Apprenticeships 
Our Marketing Apprenticeships provide your business with a cost-effective, flexible way to bring in fresh ideas and knowledge into your marketing function.
Marketing Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3
Designed for aspiring Marketing assistants who would like to be able to support customer focussed demand generation for a product or service through awareness raising and/or perception building.
Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Level 3
Designed to recruit and train people to co-ordinate, monitor and analyse online and social media activities and campaigns and to plan, implement and apply a range of strategies and tactics to support business needs. 

Take on a new apprentice before 31 January 2022 and receive up to £4000!
If your business is looking to recruit an apprentice, don’t delay! The government are currently providing incentive payments of up to £4,000 per new apprentice taken on.

Contact Employer Training & Apprenticeships team


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