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Whether you’re looking to develop new or current employees, The Open University offers a range of degree and higher apprenticeships 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

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

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Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship

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

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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship

A flexible way for staff to gain valuable and highly sought-after digital skills to support the increasing need for technical roles within all organisations.

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Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Develop your healthcare support workers (HCSWs) towards registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, as either adult or mental health nurses.

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The apprenticeship levy

Find out more about the apprenticeship levy and how it affects your organisation.

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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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I want to study a degree apprenticeship

We have some useful advice for those looking to become an apprentice.

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