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North West London ICS: Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders

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You will gain hands-on experience in two 12-month placement roles where you can develop your strategic and operational skills alongside your leadership skills while studying for a Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship and the opportunity to gain a Postgraduate qualification.

Role types

Explore a career in General (Service or Programme) or People Management, customised to enable you to practically apply your leadership skills to real-life NHS challenges.

You will undertake two Agenda for Change Band 6 placement roles, over 24 months which rotate after one year. This will give you a broad experience of work in hospitals, community and mental health services as well as in planning and programme management roles - offering a comprehensive view of the NHS.

Future Leaders (Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders) - Level 7

The Henley Executive Diploma in Management for Future Leaders prepares graduate talent to become senior business leaders who can manage their responsibilities effectively.

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Key dates

Programme Start Date 13th May 2024
Nominations Due Date 19th February 2024
Insight Workshop Date TBC

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Frequently asked questions

What if I don’t have Level 2 qualifications in English and maths/can't find my certificates?

To successfully complete their apprenticeship learners must hold Level 2 qualifications in English and maths.

The government has provided a useful link for those who may have mislaid their exam certificates. If you need to obtain these qualifications before starting the programme, the Apprenticeship Engagement Team ( can help you via a short programme before you start. If you obtained your qualifications overseas, please send your certificates to the Apprenticeship Engagement Team so they can be checked against the National database.

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Why is there an interview?

The apprenticeship programmes are bound by apprenticeship rules which state that all applicants must be interviewed. This is an important step in order to create your individualised learning plan.

How often will I be expected to attend face-to-face workshops at Henley?

The programmes require learners to attend workshops for each module. In total there are 8 days plus blended learning component across the whole15 months programme.

*Programme schedules detailing specific dates will be shared prior to the programmes starting.

What is off-the-job learning?

Download our essential guide to find out more about what off-the-job learning is, how much is required, and how Henley apprenticeship tutors can work with you and your line manager.

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Contact NW London ICS team

If you have any questions related to NW London graduate scheme placement, please reach out to NW London ICS graduate scheme team.