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School Business Professional

Overseeing the day-to-day management of a school.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • managing a school's budget
  • producing financial reports
  • how to make sure the school provides a safe and healthy learning environment
  • marketing and communications techniques
  • running administration systems. For example, attendance records

Apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment.

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible for membership of the Institute of School Business Leadership when they complete this apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email with details.