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Apprenticeships

Whether you’re looking to develop new or current employees, The Open University offers a range of Higher and Degree 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.

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Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Upskill your employees and develop your organisation’s leaders of tomorrow.

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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.

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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship

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

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Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship

Develop your healthcare support staff through this apprenticeship programme.

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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.

Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship

Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship programme supports employers to attract people into the nursing profession or develop their healthcare support workers as nursing associates.

Laboratory Science

Laboratory Science Degree Apprenticeship

Develop your workforce’s career further as a Lab Scientist within a specialist discipline; chemical, health or life science.

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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.

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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.

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