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Learning and Development Consultant/Business Partner Level 5 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Apprenticeship
Availability: All areas
Learning and Development Consultant-Business Partner

Is it for me?

If you are interested in playing a key role in the continuous improvement of your organisation and have a passion for helping people develop, this apprenticeship is for you. You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to identify training needs and develop effective solutions which meet the strategic needs of the business and individual needs of its staff.

Essential Information

Entry Requirements
Maths and English at Level 2 (GCSE A-C / 4-9 or equivalent). If you don’t have evidence, please contact us to discuss the options available.
Course Length
18 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions, workshops and testing may take place at one of our campuses.
Qualifications Achievable
  • Learning and Development Consultant/Business Partner Level 5 Apprenticeship


A Learning & Development (L&D) Consultant/ Business Partner ensures L&D contributes to, and influences, improved performance in the workplace at an individual, team and organisation level. They also have the commercial responsibility to align learning needs with the strategic ambitions and objectives of the business. They are agents for change, influencing key stakeholders, making decisions and recommendations on what the business can / should do in an L&D context.
What will I learn during the programme?

During your Apprenticeship you will you will gain an in depth understanding of all aspects of the systematic training cycle. You will develop your technical expertise relating to adult learning, group behaviour and learning cultures and research the latest learning practice, trends and emerging thinking including the use of technologies to support effective learning. The skills you develop will give you the confidence to present a range of relevant and innovative solutions, gain buy-in from senior stakeholders and deliver training, mentoring and coaching programmes which provide return on investment.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the programme you will work alongside your Training Consultant who will provide continuous assessment activities and feedback to ensure you develop the knowledge and skills you require to successfully complete your apprenticeship. On completion of training you will have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt by undertaking a work based project and professional discussion. You will also deliver a presentation on the key points from the Learning Journal you will have designed and built during your Apprenticeship.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

On completion of this Apprenticeship you will be able to progress onto to a Higher Apprenticeship in Operations/Departmental Management or a degree level apprenticeship in Learning and Development.
Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

Portsmouth Campus: 02392 374752