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 Entrance to Business School

Benefits for Business

  • The Senior Leader Apprenticeship is employer-led - the knowledge, skills and behaviours were set by a trailblazer group of companies from a variety of sectors. 
  • Opportunity to create a flexible and bespoke programme that is tailored to your business needs 
  • Employers have clear visibility of what apprentices are learning and apprentices can immediately utilise their learning in the workplace and enhance organisational performance. 
  • The Senior Leader Apprenticeship is fully funded for all Apprenticeship Levy paying employers. 
  • The programme helps employers to support staff retention by investing in training and development. 

Benefits for Apprentices 

  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to progress within your career. 
  • Add value to your organisation as you study. 
  • Join Durham’s prestigious alumni network which consists of 128,000 members from across the world and from a wide range of business sectors.  Durham’s alumni team provides life-long career support and networking opportunities. 
  • Enhance knowledge of strategic business functions. 
  • Apprentices have the support of an academic and a workplace mentor to assist with the implementation of learning throughout the whole programme. 

Qualifications and Progression 

All successful participants will receive the Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship qualification and a Postgraduate Certificate in Senior Leadership Development, awarded by Durham University. 

Following successful completion of their Postgraduate Certificate, participants will have the option to pay an additional fee and continue their students towards a Durham MBA. View Fees and Financial Support to find out more.