This apprenticeship is now ready for delivery, and our next cohorts are 9th June, and September (date TBC). The apprenticeship will take around 36 months to complete.

The broad purpose of the Senior People Professional is to improve people practices in organisations in order to drive organisational performance and effectiveness. Senior People Professionals are the in-house experts in people, work and change. They champion the people agenda to create working environments and cultures that help get the best out of people, delivering great organisational outcomes.


Senior People Professionals engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including developing and maintaining strong relationships with senior stakeholders to facilitate engagement on people issues.
They will be the experts at change management, internal people issues and will be influential on a range of issues as well as manage budgets.

To enrol on this apprenticeship you will usually have a level 5 qualification in HR or L&D, and have worked in the field for some time. To discuss eligibility please call our course specialists on 01642 956970.

What will I study?

Whether you go down the HR, L&D or OD route you will study the same core knowledge, skills and behaviours:
Knowledge – Employee lifecycle, organisation culture, business acumen, measuring value and impact, technology, change methodology, strategic workforce planning, diversity and inclusion, building coaching and mentoring capability, project management, worker voice.

Skills – Implement a range of people policies, recognise the interventions an organisation needs to create the desired cultures and behaviours, create and manage relevant budgets, design and contribute to the formulation and shaping of the people strategy, interpret and offer insight into data and metrics, question accepted practice and articulate the need for change.

Behaviours – Role models ethical behaviour, demonstrates professional courage, makes a visible commitment to valuing people, role models collaborative, actively creates opportunities to learn, evidence based approach to decision making, strategic and commercial mind-set to drive and enable change.

How will it be delivered?

This apprenticeship contains a number of elements and these include:
*Online workshops to study the core elements of the apprenticeship standard and the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management/Learning and Development
*Digital learning on our specialist platform BUD, including on demand lessons and interactive learning content
*Coaching and assessment sessions with your dedicated development coach who will be Level 7 qualified and a chartered member of the CIPD - this is our gaurantee.
*Specialist guest speakers from industry currently working in strategic HR/L&D roles
*Bespoke study options to suit your job role and your organisation

Have an enquiry or want to enrol?

To enquire or sign up please call 01642 956970, email info@beprodevelopment.co.uk or message us on the form below. We will get back to you within 48 hours.

Senior People Professional Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is suitable for Senior HR professionals and Senior L&D professionals, and the apprentice will be expected to meet a number of core occupational standards before they choose their professional duties according to job role. The apprentice will have the option to study the Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management or the Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development for NO additional cost.

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