Apply for the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)

The application round is open! Click here to apply.

Before you apply for the NPQEL programme please ensure that you have gained consent from your line manager, executive leader or chair of governors.

Please Note: We may contact your sponsor to confirm their support and commitment.

To apply for this programme, you must download and complete a copy of the application form below. Once you have completed the application form, you will need to upload it to this page for submission.

Application deadline and outcomes



Application round closes

Wednesday 28th February 2018

Outcomes are confirmed                             

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Successful applicants

If your application is successful, we will email you on or before the outcome confirmation date to let you know, confirming next steps and details of the programme induction.

Unsuccessful applicants

If your application is unsuccessful, we may call you to discuss the outcome. We will provide you with feedback on why your application has not been successful at this time, and in some cases, you may be asked to submit more information or invited to reapply at a later stage. 

For further queries, please contact

Submit your application form (NPQEL)

  • To complete your application, please download the form below:

    Application Form

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