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Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is for anyone who is involved in managing project work and project teams to successfully
achieve the required outcomes for businesses and other organisations.
15 months

The projects managed by a project manager can be large or small and are defined/delivered within different contexts and complexities, across diverse industry sectors. The programme focuses on the development of good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills.

When does the course start?

You can start this apprenticeship at any time, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

On this apprenticeship programme you will develop the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:

An associate project manager will be able to understand and have knowledge of:

  • Project governance 
  • Project stakeholder management 
  • Project communication 
  • Project leadership 
  • Consolidated planning 
  • Budgeting and cost control 
  • Business case and benefits management 
  • Project scope 
  • Project schedule 
  • Resource management
  • Project risk and issue management 
  • Contract management and procurement 
  • Project quality 
  • Project context 

An associate project manager will be able to demonstrate the following skills within the context of your organisation.

  • Project governance
  • Stakeholder and communications management 
  • Budgeting and cost control 
  • Business case 
  • Scope management 
  • Consolidated planning 

An associate project manager will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • Collaboration and teamwork 
  • Leadership 
  • Effective and appropriate communication 
  • Drive for results 
  • Integrity, ethics, compliance and professionalism
When will I attend?

This is a work-based learning programme which is supported by:

  • E-learning and online assessment for Project Management Fundamentals (PMF)
  • E-learning for the Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
  • Virtual one-to-one tutorials 
  • Completion of written narratives
  • Industry and teaching/coaching experts 
  • Continuous reflective professional discussions 
What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship is underpinned by the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Qualification (PMQ).

This apprenticeship provides eligibility for student membership of the Association for Project Management (APM) as the first step of professional membership.

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer however, you must have a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade 4/C or above or level 2 equivalent including maths and English.

If you do not hold the recommended English and maths qualifications then, you will need to achieve these prior to taking the end-point assessment.

How much does the course cost?

There is no charge to the apprentice. The funding band value for this apprenticeship standard is £6000.