Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) application area

Topic outline

  • Welcome to the application area for CMDA, have you completed the Is it for me pack?  This contains useful exercises to help you decide if this programme is appropriate for your career development.  You can also read a case study of a Serco CMDA student who started the programme in May 2017. If you need to go back to the programme information page please click here.

    • How to apply


      You will need to create a user account (this takes just a few minutes to set up). You will be asked for your name and email address, and to create a personal username, password, and security question.

      You will then be able to complete the application form, which should take around 20 minutes. Please note that it is not possible to save a part-completed form and return to it at a later date, so we highly recommend viewing the sample application form below as this contains helpful guidance and gives you the chance to prepare your answers beforehand.

      Sample application form
      Please click here for guidance and an overview of the questions.

      REMEMBER - You need the full support of your line manager, so please ensure you have this before you go any further!

      Once you complete the form you will be asked to complete a Personal Statement and your Line Manager will need to sign this in support of your application.  This form can be found in the Personal statement area to the right of this page, if you miss them in the 'after submission' message.  Your completed Personal Statement should be sent to within 5 working days of your application form submission.

      You will now be ready to complete the application form below, our next intake of the CMDA starts in May 2019 and the deadline to apply is 4th April 2019: