NPQ Leadership Courses

Locally delivered, school-focused and nationally accredited



School Improvement Liverpool are now offering professional leadership courses accredited by the Department for Education (DfE).


 

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)


For middle leaders who want to gain additional leadership skills. Candidates must have access to a team they can lead, and responsibility for a school improvement project for at least two terms.

Guided Learning Hours: 150 per year of which 36 are online

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National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)


For leaders with whole school responsibilities. Candidates must have the ability to run a project for at least two terms across the whole school.

Guided Learning Hours: 200 per year of which 48 are online

Please note, our recruitment is now complete for the current NPQSL programme. All applications now will be considered for the January 2018 cohort.​

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National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)


For those aspiring to headship within the next 12-18 months. Requires at least 9 days out of school on a placement. Requires access to a whole school improvement project for at least two terms.

Guided Learning Hours: 240 per course of which 60 are online

Please note, our recruitment is now complete for the current NPQH programme. Please register your interest for our next cohort which commences in October 2018.​

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National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)


For those aspiring to or in Executive leadership roles. Requires access to at least two schools to run a cross-school project. Those ‘aspiring’ can apply to have SIL broker access to a second school.

Guided Learning Hours: 240 per course of which 60 are online

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Cost

Discounts are available for multiple candidates in a single location or hub, and possible bursaries for candidates in schools with more than 30% FSM, and candidates from minority ethnic heritage. 

NPQML - £750 per candidate
PQSL - £1,000 per candidate
NPQH -  £1,750 per candidate
NPQEL -  £2,000 per candidate


Download application form here

 
Please register your interest by sending an email to [email protected]