Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Apprenticeships


Whether you’re looking to develop new or current employees, The Open University offers a range of Degree and Higher Apprenticeships in England and Graduate Apprenticeships in Scotland that are designed around employers' needs.

Open University apprenticeships are delivered flexibly to fit around your organisation’s demands, scalable for consistent training across multiple sites and provide high quality work-based learning for real organisational impact.

Female apprentice talking to colleague

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship is delivered flexibly around your organisation's needs and is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute.

Senior leaders in a meeting

Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship

A flexible apprenticeship programme featuring the OU MBA and designed to develop strategic leaders and potential leaders of the future.

Hand on computer mouse

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship

Future-proof your organisation by developing cyber security experts, data analysts, and network and software engineers.

Health Assistant helping elderly man

Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship

Develop your healthcare support staff through our Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship programme.

Health Assistant helping elderly man

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Attract new talent and develop your existing staff into registered adult or mental health nurses, with our flexible, practice-based programme.

Cyber Security

Graduate Apprenticeships (Scotland)

The Open University offers funded Graduate Apprenticeships in Software Development and Cyber Security to employers based in Scotland.

Apprenticeship levy: one year on

The OU reveals the true impact of this untapped resource one year on.

Download the report

Find out how we can help your organisation

Speak to our business team by phone or email.

Contact us

Download Employers' Guide

Download our practical guide for advice and top tips on how to make the most of higher and degree apprenticeships in your organisation.

Download Guide

Not on our mailing list?

Sign up to receive regular emails that are full of advice and resources to support staff development in your organisation.

Sign up to our staff development emails