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CMDA for Schools degree apprenticeship - apply now
by Web Team - Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 3:22 PM


Our 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. Next intakes are starting in Autumn 2020 - for more information or to apply now please click here.

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New SENCO SLMDA programme launched!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 3:18 PM

Our brand new SENCO SLMDA Masters level apprenticeship has just been launched. Delivered in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton. Details here. Apply by 3rd July 2020 with start date in September 2020. 

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Senior Leaders masters degree for School Business Professionals
by Web Team - Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 3:15 PM

The new Level 7 Senior Leaders Masters Degree for School Business Professionals has just started, in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire. Launch your career to new heights! Click here for information and apply by 4th September 2020 for the next intake starting in Autumn 2020. 

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Book your place on our October 2020 SENCO Award programme!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 3:11 PM


The application deadline is 11th September 2020 for our next intake starting in October 2020 - 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.



(Edited by Shona Kelly - original submission Friday, 7 June 2019, 4:25 PM)

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Current vacancies at Serco Education
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:54 PM

We are looking for coaches to provide support to our apprentices studying our Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) for Schools and Level 4 School Business Professional Apprenticeship (SBPA) programmes.  More information here.

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Covid-19 Update
by Web Team - Friday, 20 March 2020, 10:06 AM

It is ‘business as usual’ for our upcoming programmes as far as possible in the current situation. With many schools being temporarily closed we are keeping in touch and updating our existing participants via email when necessary. For new programmes you can apply as normal using the links on our sister websites: (all apprenticeships) or  (Aspiring and ILM Diploma SBM programmes).

Our preferred method of contact is via email for the time being, although we can call you back (if necessary) if you provide us with your phone number.

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Apprenticeship funding for non-levy employers
by Web Team - Friday, 31 January 2020, 12:04 PM

If you work for a school/employer not currently contributing to the apprenticeship levy fund, the government have revised the funding rules from January 2020 and made extra funds available for non-levy employers ('small employers'). Contact us for more information if you are interested in non-levy funding for our Level 4 SBPA, CMDA for Schools, or Masters level apprenticeships

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Use your apprenticeship levy funds for SBM training
by Web Team - Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 2:52 PM

The Level 4 School Business Professional Apprenticeship for current school business managers is now available! Click here for details and to apply online - new intakes start every term. Find out more now!