Applications are now closed for the 2019 cohort of the A2B programme, and we are grateful to all applicants who took the time to apply.
Acceptance onto the training programme is subject to a two stage selection process; an application form, 360 appraisal and one day assessment centre. We have now moved onto the 2nd stage of the application process, with candidates invited to undertake their 360 feedback and attend an assessment centres date between 26 – 28 June and 1-3 July 2019
Successful candidates from the 2nd part of the process will be accepted onto the programme which will last for 12 months. The programme aims to equip aspirant leaders with the knowledge they need to be a first line leader. It will include workshops, coaching sessions, work-shadowing etc. over a total of approx. 15 days throughout the year. Candidates will also be expected to undertake some reading at home and some written reflection on their learning as part of the overall programme.
Acceptance will also be subject to the candidates line manager’s agreement to release them from their service to attend programmed events.
Candidates who did not reach the 2nd stage of the application process have been offered support from the leadership development team to ensure there next steps are set out.