Loughborough College

Loughborough College supplies Apprentice training, Apprentice recruitment and staff development primarily to Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Working together with you enables us to ensure that employing an apprentice into your workforce is a simple and issue-free process. Everything is taken care of from advertising the vacancy to conducting initial interviews, ensuring that only the best candidates reach you and your business.

You may also have identified existing employee’s who can benefit from joining an apprenticeship programme. By working together we will ensure that the candidate is on the right road to making a positive contribution to your organisation. We will support you – and your apprentice – throughout the process so that your organisation gets the maximum benefit.

Loughborough College and The Apprenticeship Team members Sheena, Lisa and Sarah belong to The Recruitment and Employment Confederation so you can rest assured that quality is at the heart of everything we do.

We will also help you to find other colleges and training providers if we are unable to meet your requirements.

Apprentice Training Programmes

We offer a wide range of commercial Apprenticeship programmes tailored to suit your individual business needs.

Our Apprenticeships provide the opportunity for candidates to combine real work experience with the vital training and knowledge required in the working world.

  • AAT Accountancy Technician Apprenticeships
  • Business Administration Apprenticeships
  • Customer Service Apprenticeships
  • IT Professional Practitioner Apprenticeships
  • Libraries, Archives, Record & Information Apprenticeships
  • Retail Apprenticeships
  • Team Leading & Management Apprenticeships
  • Warehousing & Logistics Apprenticeships
  • Engineering Apprenticeships
  • Hairdressing & Barbering Apprenticeships
  • Health & Social Care Apprenticeships
  • Hospitality & Catering Apprenticeships
  • Laboratory Technician Apprenticeships
  • Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships
  • Childcare Apprenticeships

Leadership and Management

When you get back to the drawing board, your organisation thrives or fails by the quality of your employee's and ongoing business.

Our specialist Leadership and Management team will work with you to design a training programme that's specific to your organisation’s needs.

Building on your initial consultation with our Client Account Managers, our Executives will examine your requirements and build a programme around you.

Our Leadership and Management courses are all about improving performance within your organisation, whether that is through changing behaviour or introducing new ways of working there is a framework that will fit you. We are able to tailor existing programmes around your needs and will endeavour to present you with different options at this stage to find something that truly ‘fits’. 

The Leadership and Management team have developed 5 steps to bring you success:

Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management Training Areas

We have a range of training programmes available to suit your staff development needs including:

Leadership and Management Training Areas

Institute for Leadership and Management Programmes

These are just some of the examples we have to offer if you wish to find a training provider who can deliver exceptional off-the-shelf Leadership and Management qualifications from the Institute for Leadership and Management (ILM). We have a proven track record through winning the National Training Award, our other accreditations and case studies from past clients. 

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management

In today’s competitive business environment, effective management skills are highly sought after and essential for those looking to progress up the career ladder. This programme provides essential management skills to practising and potential first line managers, giving them a solid basis from which to take on a managerial role. Aimed at new or aspiring first line managers, this Institute of Leadership and Management programme will give a solid foundation in formal development as a manager.

While there are no formal entry requirements for the qualification, it is expected that participants are practising or aspiring first line managers so as to meet assessment demands. Candidates should have a suitable background including Level 2 Key Skills Literacy and Numeracy or their equivalent to benefit from the programme. In cases where this is not applicable, we will be able to offer guidance and support to participants.

ILM Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management

A bespoke 8 day programme delivering an in depth introduction to understanding and leading a facilities management team for practicing or potential first line managers.

Following this course you will understand what facilities management involves, have identified and practiced specific facility management skills, understand how to motivate yourself and others, be confident in managing the health and safety of staff members and broadened your understanding of Leadership and Management skills.

ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management

Aimed at those already occupying managerial roles, this programme aims to give participants an understanding of current and future demands of management and leadership. It will provide opportunities for participants to develop an insight into making good decisions at difficult times and resolving situations while maintaining good relationships. This Institute of Leadership and Management programme focuses on positive approaches to allow participants to grow in confidence within a management role.

This relatively new qualification is made up of two units covering understanding the role of a manager as well as assessing their own leadership ability. 

Don't forget that we also offer High Impact Leadership and Management Workshops to support you and your business.

Institute for Leadership and Management Programmes

Higher Education Leadership and Management Programmes

Foundation Degree in Business Management

This training programme is designed to support and develop the careers of practising or aspiring middle managers. The qualification aims to develop their knowledge, improve their professional competency and build their understanding of leadership and management disciplines and is designed to support progression within a management career. There are a variety of modes of study available to suit the individual to include full time, part time and there may be the opportunity for delivery within the workplace. The degree is validated and awarded by Nottingham Trent University.

BA Honours Degree in Leadership & Management 

Loughborough College are now delivering a distance BA (Hons) Degree with the potential to complete in 12 months, in partnership with Nottingham Trent University in Leadership and Management using a blended learning approach to allow delegates to develop at a pace that is suitable to them.

Delegates on this programme will have a work based mentor and a named progress tutor to give advice and guidance throughout the duration of the programme of study. Entry to the programme is via demonstrable track record as a practicing manager, existing degree or foundation degree. 

Features and Benefits of studying at Loughborough
Specialist guest speakers, trade exhibitions and a range of industry based day visits can be organised. 

Higher Education Leadership and Management Programmes

Leadership and Management Workshops

High impact workshops are a good choice for your business when you want to:

  • Increase the knowledge and enhance the skills of an already successful organisation or group
  • Launch an organisational change, coaching or other initiative
  • Training is the best alternative for ensuring that desired improvements in performance are practiced and become institutionalised within the organisation.
  • Engage your employee's
  • Boost cooperation between departments, groups or individuals who may not always see eye to eye
  • Improve confidence and communication skills to prevent mixed messages

Example Workshops include:

Leadership and Management Workshops

Continuing Professional Development

In any organisation it is important to ensure that you and your workforce have the most up to date skills to carry out your roles successfully.

Regardless of job or career, taking professional qualifications or embarking on a CPD programme demonstrates that you are committed to your own personal development while enrolling staff will show them your commitment to developing their skills.

Ambition combined with the confidence and ability through learning that personal development brings is a powerful ally in ensuring you are able to achieve that ideal job role, career progression and lifestyle choice. 

We offer many opportunities for CPD including qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Continuing Professional Development

Loughborough College Overview