Project Management Apprenticeship for a brighter future

This qualification (APM Project Management PMQ at Level 4) is suitable for those already working in a project management role. Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors. They can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success, An associate project manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost, and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes.

Higher Apprenticeship (Standard) *Commencing April 2018*

The Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship involves:

  • Learning whilst you are employed full time. You will be expected to hold a suitable project management position to achieve this qualification
  • An APM Project Management (PMQ) at Level 4 and Functional Skills in Mathematics & English if applicable
  • Learning in your workplace
  • A programme lasting up to 24 months however you can work at your own pace to finish sooner!
  • A Pass / Merit / Distinction in the new apprenticeship standard
  • You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence, participate in a professional discussion and undertake a sector specific end point assessment based on your industry
  • A programme lasting up to 24 months however you can work at your own pace to finish sooner!

Course content:

  • Structure of organisations and projects
  • Project life cycle
  • Project contexts and environments Governance and structured methodologies Communication
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Planning for success
  • Scope management
  • Schedule and resource management
  • Procurement
  • Project risk management and issue management
  • Project quality management

Want to know if this apprenticeship is suited to your job role? Download our helpful skills strand sheet by clicking here.

Options and pay

The apprenticeship in Team Leading is usually full time employed with a local employer.

Will I get paid?

Employed apprentices will be paid a minimum rate of £3.50 per hour (often more). Apprenticeship wage accurate as of 1st April 2017.

Anything else I need to know?

Your team leading apprenticeship is enhanced by two excellence in team leading day courses at no extra charge

Heart of England Training also offer a wide range of ‘Every learner matters‘ sessions, trips and workshops to support your needs.