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Book your place on our Spring 2019 SENCO Award programme!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:50 PM


The application deadline is early January 2019 for our next intake starting in February 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 CMDA for Schools launched!
by Web Team - Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 5:49 PM

The new 3-year CMDA for Schools, a unique degree apprenticeship aimed at school business managers and leaders, has just been launched. Offered in conjunction with the University of Gloucestershire, the next application window is now open until February 2019, with further intakes next year. View details and apply here now!

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Sign up for our School Administration Certificate today
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:20 PM


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 - enrol soon last few weeks to apply !SAFC 

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New SLMDA Master's launched (Serco)
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:09 PM

The new Senior Leader's Master's Degree Apprenticeship starting in November 2018 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 - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:05 PM

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 is 16th November 2018. Find out more now!


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Come and work for us!
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:04 PM

We are currently (2018/19) 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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New ILM school business manager programmes!
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:03 PM

We are pleased to announce that the newly-developed ILM accredited programmes for school business professionals are now available for 2018/19. 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 newly launched Level 5 Diploma for School Business Leaders.

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Are you a Serco employee and would like to know more about our Higher Apprenticeships?
by Web Team - Thursday, 30 August 2018, 5:01 PM

If so, we held 2 x online information sessions recently, so if you would like to hear a recording of these sessions, please use the links below to access the programme web pages where you will find links to the recordings: