Associate project manager
Managing project work and teams for businesses and other organisations.
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
- Typical length
- 24 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C (or equivalent) - including English and maths - and hold of a minimum of 120 UCAS points (or equivalent).
- What apprentices will learn
- project management principles - including business cases, objectives, delivery, lessons learnt, project plans, reviews and scope and scheduling
- governance and stakeholder management - including organisational structures and responsibilities and stakeholder perspectives, interests and influence
- leadership and communications - including vision and values, collaboration, motivation, team management, conflict resolution and negotiating skills
- financial management - including benefits management, budgets, cost control and performance tracking and management
- resource and quality management - including resource analysis, allocation and acceptance and quality assurance, improvements and standards
- risk and issue management - including identifying and prioritising threats and opportunities, mitigating and minimising impacts and optimising benefits
- contract management and procurement - including nature of contracts, procurement processes and legal and ethical principles
- an International Project Management Association (IPMA) level D qualification
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
During their apprenticeship, apprentices can become student members of the Association for Project Management (APM).
On completing their apprenticeship, apprentices will qualify for associate membership of the APM.