Mark Leeson – Operations Director, The Manufacturing Institute

Applications are now being taken for a new Level 7 Masters level apprenticeship aimed at manufacturing leaders.

The Manufacturing Institute and Lancaster University Management School have joined forces to develop the programme which will be open to employees from large businesses under the new Apprenticeship Levy.

It is also open to SME employees with 90 per cent of the cost covered by the government.

The Manchester-based Institute has used more than 20 years of expertise working with manufacturers across the UK and around the world to help create the new qualification with Lancaster University’s Management School.

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Neil Ralph, Director of degree apprenticeships at Lancaster University Management School

Neil Ralph, Director of degree apprenticeships at Lancaster University Management School

The Manufacturing Institute and Lancaster University Management School are joining forces to offer a Masters level apprenticeship aimed at manufacturing leaders.

The Manchester-based Institute has used more than 20 years of expertise working with manufacturers across the UK and around the world to help create the new qualification with Lancaster University’s Management School.

The new level 7 programme will be open to employees from large businesses under the new Apprenticeship Levy and also open to SME employees with 90 per cent of the cost covered by the government.

The programme will start in October this year and will be taught through block release and evening tuition with a focus on applying everything learned back in the workplace.

Said Neil Ralph, Director of degree apprenticeships at Lancaster University Management School: “This fantastic programme gives people an opportunity to combine academic and vocational learning. It is perfect for practicing managers to underpin their experience with a masters degree from one of the top ten Universities in the UK.

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