Working within the higher education (HE) sector to develop and share knowledge with students, peers and external stakeholders
7 (equivalent to master’s degree)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
Warning The funding band maximum for this apprenticeship will change to £9,000 from 01 August 2018More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Candidates will usually be expected to have a postgraduate degree level (level 7) qualification in an area of disciplinary specialism
- What apprentices will learn
- developing innovative forms of teaching for students working towards higher learning
- development of the art or science of teaching through research and professional practices
- assessment methodologies
- supporting learning for diverse groups of learners
- operating as a principal investigator
- managing research projects and budgets
- identifying research opportunities
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C). Apprentices with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, must have achieved entry level 3 English and maths.
- Professional registration
Apprentices who have completed their apprenticeship will be eligible for recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email email@example.com if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.