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NHS Leadership Academy and MBKB Apprenticeships

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What is the Leadership Academy?

We are delighted to be working with the NHS Leadership Academy on the following programmes, where we have embedded the ‘Edward Jenner Leadership Programme’, which is mapped to the Knowledge, skills and behaviours to provide Single learning – Double Impact.

Our Programmes

Below also shows the roles the apprenticeships are aimed for, not an exhaustive list, please contact us with any queries, as we may be able to build a programme for your role.

Payroll Administrator Level 3: 14-18 months

Relevant roles – Payroll administrator

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Payroll Assistant Manager Level 5 : 14-18 months

Relevant roles – Assistant Pay and Benefits Manager, Assistant Payroll Manager, Deputy Payroll Manager, Payroll Assistant Manager, Payroll Supervisor, Payroll Team Leader, Senior Payroll Advisor, Senior Payroll Assistant, Senior Payroll Executive, Senior Payroll Officer, Senior Payroll Specialist

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HR Support Level 3 : 14-18 months

Relevant roles – HR Administrator, HR Coordinator, Junior HR Advisor, Learning & Development Assistant, HR Assistant, Recruitment Assistant

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HR Consultant Partner Level 5: 24 -30 months

Relevant roles – HR Operations Lead, HR Adviser, HR Business Partner

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Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4: 18-24 months

Relevant roles – Internal Audit Practitioner, Internal Auditor

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Quality Practitioner Level 4: 15-18 months

Relevant roles – Project Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Office, Quality Engineer, Quality Officer, Supplier Quality Engineer

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Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Level 4 : 24-30 months

Relevant roles – Community Investment Coordinator, Corporate Citizenship Administrator, Corporate Responsibility (CR) Administrator, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Administrator, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Administrator, Philanthropy Coordinator, Responsible Business Coordinator, Social Impact Administrator, Sustainability Coordinator

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Junior Management Consultant Level 4 : 14-18 months

Relevant roles – Aspiring / management consultants

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Customer Service Level 2: 12-14 months

Relevant roles – Receptionist

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Customer Service Level 3: 12-14 months

Relevant roles – Senior Receptionist, Complaints Officer, Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) or PET

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Business Administration Level 3: 12-15 months

Relevant roles – Aspiring / business administrators

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Entry requirements

Suitable job role for an apprenticeship, full initial assessment and analysis offered.



We have below listed that some of the apprenticeships include additional qualifications/memberships.

Payroll Administrator Level 3 Standard

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) or Institute of Certified Bookkeeps (ICB) membership

Payroll Assistant Manager Level 5 Standard –

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) or Institute of Certified Bookkeeps (ICB) membership

HR Support Level 3 Standard

HR Consultant Partner Level 5 Standard –

Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

Internal Audit Practitioner Level 4 Standard –

Certificates of Internal Audit and Business Risk – IAP Award – Chartered Institute of Internal Audit (CIIA) Membership

Quality Practitioner Level 4 Standard –

Chartered quality institute (CQI) membership

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Level 4 Standard –

Institute of corporate responsibility and sustainability (ICRS) membership

Junior Management Consultant Level 4 Standard –

Chartered management institute (CMI) membership

Customer Service Level 3 Standard

Business Administration Level 3 Standard

Every achievement also includes:

– NHS Leadership Academy Award in Leadership Foundations



All programmes are fully Levy apprenticeship funding, which requires no additional costs to NHS at all. You may need to ask your organisation’s Apprenticeship Manager for access to your Levy funds.

We are also able to offer discounts to reduce the cost to even further, based on prior experience and learning.


Next steps / how to apply

Contact us from the form here or email

Register your interest

Interested? Get in touch.