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Degree Apprenticeships

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Policies & Resources


AD-001 – Admissions Policy: Apprenticeships
AD-002 – Admissions Policy: Non-apprenticeship HE Programmes
AD-006 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy: Higher Education

Appeals and complaints

AC-001 – Appeals Procedure
AC-002 – Complaints Procedure


DA-001 – Data and Privacy Policy
DA-002 – Data Retention Schedule

General Policies

GP-001 – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
GP-004 – CMDA Apprentice Handbook
GP-004-2 – Non-Apprenticeship HE Student Handbook
GP-004-3 – Apprentice Handbook
GP-014 – CMDA Mentor Handbook
GP-014-2 – Apprenticeship Mentor Handbook
GP-007 – Environmental and Sustainability Policy
GP-009 – Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech Policy
GP-015 – Essential Work Skills Student Handbook
GP-019 – Access and Participation Statement
GP-021 – Customer Service Charter
GP-022 – Applicant Policy
GP-024 – Student Disciplinary Procedure
GP-025 – Social Value Policy

Regulations for Validated Awards of The Open University

GR-001 – OU Regulations

Health and Safety

HS-001 – Health and Safety Policy
HS-001 (Appendix A) – Risk Assessments
HS-001 (Appendix B) – Display Screen Equipment
HS-001 (Appendix C) – COSHH
HS-001 (Appendix D) – Terrorist Threat Policy
HS-001 (Appendix E) – Fire Training and Emergency Evacuations
HS-001 (Appendix F) – Accidents and First Aid
HS-001 (Appendix G) – Working Alone
HS-001 (Appendix H) – Incident Investigation
HS-001 (Appendix I) – Covid-19 Safety Advice
HS-001 (Appendix J) – Temporary Homeworking Policy

Programme Specification – For use from January 2022

PS-001 – BA (Hons) Professional Management Programme Specification
Student’s Guide to Studying on a Programme Validated by The Open University

Module Specifications – For use from January 2022

Stage 1 – Module Specifications
Stage 2 – Module Specifications
Stage 3 – Module Specifications


IMS-002 – Quality Policy Statement
IMS-003 – Information Security Policy Statement


SA-002 – Safeguarding Policy
SA-002 (Appendix A) – Criminal Convictions and the Risk Assessment Panel
SA-002 (Appendix B) – Staff Code of Conduct
SA-002 (Appendix C) – Arrangements for Safeguarding Training
SA-002 (Appendix D) – Prevent
SA-002 (Appendix E) – Channel Process
SA-002 (Appendix F) – Safe Place to Work and Study
SA-002 (Appendix G) – Safer Recruitment Policy
SA-002 (Appendix H) – Allegations and Whistleblowing
SA-002 (Appendix I) – DBS and Barred List Checks
SA-002 (Appendix J) – Children and Adults Missing From Education
SA-002 (Appendix K) – Peer on Peer Abuse Including Bullying
SA-009 – Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults – Information for Students
SA-010 – Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults for Employers
SA-013 – Modern Slavery Statement
SA-014 – Safe Use of IT Policy
SA-015 – External Speaker and Events Policy
SA-016 – Student Welfare Policy
SA-017 – Alcohol and Drugs Policy
SA-018 – Sexual Misconduct Policy
SA-019 – Suicide-Safer Strategy

Strategy and Values

SV-001 – UCQ Strategic Plan 2018-2025
SV-002 – UCQ Core Values