Key course information
Business, Finance and Management
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Our Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship has been designed to equip you with the essential skills required to take on job roles such as Junior Project Manager, Project Management Support and any others in project management. Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors, large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success and an Associate Project Manager knows what needs to be achieved; how long it will take, how much it will cost and how it will work within the project team to achieve the required outcomes. They also need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills. An associate project manager utilises resources with suitable skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities.
What will I learn?
During the programme, you will be required to spend 20 per cent of your time at work on off-the-job learning. This apprenticeship helps you easily fit your learning around your day job with access to our online platform – learning can be accessed and tracked anytime, anywhere and on any device.
You will learn essential skills including understanding the principles of project management, using Agile, working with a business case budget and cost control, planning, risk and quality as well leading projects, communicating and stakeholder management.
- Candidates must have achieved a grade C or above in at least 5 GCSEs including English and Mathematics and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points or equivalent.
- Apprentices are required to achieve APM Project Management Qualification prior to their EPA.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
On completion you will gain the following qualifications:
- Associate Project Manager (Level 4)
- APM PMQ
Additional Costs and Information
This apprenticeship is approximately 18 - 24 months.
Successful apprentices will become student members of the Association for Project Management (APM) as the first step of professional membership.
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
- Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship - Foundation Degree (FdA) Business and Management Practice (full-time)