LEVEL 4 ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER APPRENTICESHIP

The Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship is designed for individuals who wish to take the next step in their project careers. The 16 month programme will support the apprentice in acquiring the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to succeed in the exciting world of delivering change that is driven by project management. 

Applicants will typically work in project environments, or contribute towards improvements in business-as-usual activities and have some pre-existing project management knowledge or experience.

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THE PROJECT MANAGER APPRENTICESHIP JOURNEY

INITIAL ASSESSMENT

INTRODUCTION

LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

PROGRESS REVIEWS

GATEWAY REVIEW

END POINT ASSESSMENT

PRE-PROGRAMME

The apprenticeship journey begins by creating an individual training plan based upon initial assessments and a skills gap analysis. An in depth induction will follow, led by your PLP trainer. Here you will get to meet your fellow apprentices and learn all about your chosen qualification.

ON PROGRAMME

The Project Manager Apprenticeship programme follows a classroom style delivery via a live video conferencing platform. To begin with you will be learning the knowledge part of the programme. Regular homework is issued and structured feedback will be given. You will be given the chance by your employer to enhance your knowledge, skills and behaviours within the workplace with mentor support and on the job training. 12 weekly reviews will take place which will include you, your employer and your tutor.

GATEWAY AND END POINT ASSESSMENT

From month 12 onwards, you will begin to prepare for your end point assessment (EPA) and gateway.

WHAT DOES IT COVER?
  • The project lifecycle
  • Project context
  • Business case and benefits
  • Stakeholders and governance
  • Leadership, teamwork and communication
  • Negotiation and conflict
  • Programme management
  • Quality
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Estimating and cost control
  • Project scope and quality
  • Risk management
  • Change control
  • Transition to ‘business as usual’
  • Project reviews
NEXT COHORT STARTS:

09.10.2024 |  end point assessment in February 2026 | deadline to apply 06.09.2024

Employers with cohorts of 8+ people can start the apprenticeship any point during the year by contacting us.

Our Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship programme is regulated by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education.

Gain an internationally recognised qualification awarded by the chartered body for the project profession.

This apprenticeship programme is approved to meet the Associate Project Manager level 4 standard set by the Institute for Apprenticeships.