Governance officer apprenticeship

Governance officer apprenticeship: a pathway to an exciting, varied and rewarding career in governance.

An exciting career in governance

A governance officer apprenticeship is a new pathway into governance for young people without a degree or for career changers. Apprentices earn a salary and valuable work experience while achieving a qualification, which can lead to a fulfilling and lucrative journey up the career ladder in governance.

Looking at governance as a career option?

Become a governance officer apprentice

Gain an inclusive professional qualification and a debt-free route to employment.

You will develop practical skills and start earning straight away.

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Are you an employer looking to recruit?

Employ an apprentice

Demonstrate that you support more accessible routes into the profession, by recruiting an apprentice. Make the most of your Apprenticeship Levy. Create succession planning in your governance team by taking on a new starter.

If you are an employer interested in recruiting an apprentice, please contact us at

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The Institute has been working with the Trailblazer Group to develop this governance officer apprenticeship, which has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE). The full occupational standard and End Point Assessment Plan are available here.

New to Apprenticeships? Click here to see a diagram which explains the role of the Employer, Training Provider, End Point Assessment Organisation and CGIUKI.

Apprenticeship Diagram

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