Where leadership and management courses are being explored the trainee should always seek to apply for any relevant Health Education England events (where available) in the first instance and should only consider any other options if no Health Education England events are available. Any alternative events must be discussed with their Training Programme Directors. A cap of £1,000 maximum is applied on all leadership and management courses. Leadership courses that cost in excess of £1,000 can either be taken at the trainee's expense with their claim limited to £1,000 or will need to be approved via the aspirational route in which case the Head of School may still choose to apply a cap on the costs.