David Walker

David Walker

Degree Apprenticeship Manager

Directorate

Staff Group(s)
Professional Services

Role

David Walker is the Degree Apprenticeship Manager for the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment, the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science and the School of Science and Technology. His role is to develop and implement an Apprenticeship strategy for each school.

Career overview

David has been lecturing, delivering and managing apprenticeships programmes in further and higher education for the last 14 years, with a particular focus on Architecture, Design and the Built Environment ranging from level 3 to Level 6. This encompassed responsibility for all aspects of higher education provision including: quality assurance and enhancement, HEFCE funding, curriculum development and validation, research and scholarship development, as well as significant partnership working with a range of universities and employers. David is also an external examiner.

Prior to this David was a Construction Site Manager for a property development company through company on an apprenticeship programme.

David has developed higher and degree apprenticeships at a national level for the last 7 years working with industry stakeholders and various educational providers. Working closely with the University Vocational Awards Council.