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New CMDA for Schools is coming!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 2:52 PM


The new 3-year CMDA for Schools is a unique degree apprenticeship delivered in conjunction with the University of Gloucester. It is aimed at experienced school business managers and leaders. Intakes are planned from Autumn 2019 onwards - for more information or to apply now please click here.

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Book your place on our Autumn 2019 SENCO Award programme!
by Web Team - Friday, 7 June 2019, 4:25 PM


The application deadline is August 2019 for our next intake starting in September 2019 - click here to find out more and to apply online. Join over 1500 SENCOs who have successfully passed this Master's level course, and become a 'SUPER SENCO' with us.



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New! School administrator apprenticeship
by Web Team - Friday, 7 June 2019, 4:24 PM

We have just launched the new Level 3 School Business Administrator Apprenticeship (SBAA) aimed at administration staff working in schools. Interested? Ffi click here

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Sign up for our School Administration Certificate today
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:53 AM


This popular 8-month course designed for school administrators will help you improve and consolidate skills in office administration.  It is also excellent preparation if you wish to continue to study the full suite of SBM qualifications.  Click here for more information and to apply online for our next programme starting in October 2019 (deadline to apply is September).SAFC 

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New SLMDA Master's launched (Serco)
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:46 AM

The new Senior Leader's Master's Degree Apprenticeship (initially only for Serco managers) due to start in June 2019 has just been launched - initially available for Serco internal senior managers only. Click here FFI.

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Use your apprenticeship levy funds for SBM training
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:41 AM

The new Level 4 School Business Professional Apprenticeship for current school business managers is now available! Click here for details and to apply online - deadline for the next intake (starting in September) is June 2019. Find out more now!


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Come and work for us!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:39 AM

We are currently (2019) recruiting additional coaches and assessors for our national SBM programmes and apprenticeships, across all areas of England. Please visit our main recruitment page for more information.

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Latest ILM school business manager programmes available now!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 8:39 AM

The latest, restructured Level 4 and Level 5 ILM accredited programmes for school business professionals are now available for 2019/2020. These are an alternative to the SBP apprenticeships (see separate News item) and are available to all schools in England.

Click on the links for Level 4 Diploma for School Business Managers details and for information on the new Level 5 Diploma for School Business Leaders.