Working out how to make the most of apprenticeships in your organisation can be challenging.

We will be with you every step of the way.

Organisational Needs Analysis

We can help you to identify your management and leadership development needs and recommend best mix of apprenticeships to help you meet those needs.

Identifying Suitable Options

We can help you review your existing management and leadership development programmes to meet the new Trailblazer requirements.

We can help you map existing programmes to CMI Diplomas and to the Trailblazers and review new programmes and qualifications that can be funded by the Levy.

Flexible delivery

We can help you find the right university and /or learning provider to deliver your apprenticeships or equip you to deliver them as a CMI accredited centre.

Further information for employers


  • Apprentices develop the skills and knowledge that is directly relevant to your business.
  • Opportunity to 'grow your own' staff instilling your business culture and working style from an early stage.
  • Utilise government funding to offer your teams internationally recognised qualifications.
  • Improve the retention of your skilled workforce.
  • All apprentices become members of CMI and have access to all of the member benefits.
  • Easy to get started with the support of CMI.

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The impact of Apprenticeships


For every £1 of government investment in apprenticeships £18 is generated for the wider economy.


The average apprentice increases productivity by £214 per week.


71% of apprentices stay with the same employer.


70% of employers said apprenticeships improved quality and service.

Managers are backing the Apprenticeship programme to overturn employer underinvestment in skills development. CMI's infographic, 'Making Waves With The Levy', details new research findings, and can be downloaded below:

Making Waves with the Levy Infographic  

Levy Calculator

Enter the details of your company's pay bill to find out how much the Levy might cost, how much you would be eligible for in apprenticeship vouchers, and how many managers you could support through the Apprenticeship.


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Case Studies


We wanted to create something that would give young people but, more recently, a much broader audience a pathway to the more senior parts of our business.

Mike Thompson
Head of Barclays’ Apprenticeship Programme

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Civil Service Learning

[We want to provide] a full suite of potential pathways, not just for external recruits, but also, excitingly, for internal staff to build their own capability and development by having the opportunity to enrol onto a leadership and management apprenticeship programme.

Jake McClure
Head of Apprenticeships

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I recognise that my managers are from the same background as me, so I want them to understand the benefits of management and leadership qualifications and how they allow my business to keep growing.

Gavin Richardson
Founder of Opus Building Services

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