ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER - LEVEL 4
Project management involves scoping, defining, implementing and measuring all aspects of a plan. Suitable for aspiring apprentices or for employees looking to upskill into project management. The course will provide the skills, knowledge and experience to be an effective, methodical and reliable Project Manager. Project Manager's skills are transferable to most industries and sectors.
EMPLOYERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE TRAILBLAZER STANDARD:
BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Lloyds Banking Group, Cabinet Office, Royal Mail, Jacobs, BT, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, London Major Programme Apprenticeship (LMPA), Arcadis, Transport for London, Costain, West Cumberland Engineering Ltd, Thales UK, Cephas Project Management Ltd and Westminster City Council.
COURSE DURATION: 16 MONTHS
Fully Funded for 16-18 yrs
Employer contribution 5% 19+
Individual employers set entry requirements but typically include:
■ 5 GCSEs (A*- C) including English and Maths
■ 48+ UCAS points, or equivalent
Level 2 English and Maths can be included in the programme if not achieved before starting the course.
QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
■ Associate Project Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship
■ Association for Project Management, Project Management (APM PMQ)
COURSE OVERVIEW AND LEARNING
The course is delivered on-site by a personal tutor and tailored to suit the learner's place of business and job role. Learners will develop a range of knowledge and skills such as project scope and evaluation, governance, stakeholder management, consolidated planning and budgeting. They will understand how to manage risk, resources and deliver quality whilst driving results, and how to lead, collaborate and communicate with internal and external teams through various reporting and communication methods.
Apprentices are required to achieve a suitable level of knowledge as part of their development such that they achieve an IPMA Level D qualification or APM Project Management Qualification, prior to their EPA.
■ Summative portfolio
■ Presentation & Professional Discussion
■ Associate - Association for Project Management (APM)
■ Full membership and professional development upon further training
■ Consider study up to postgraduate level