Associate Project Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship

Colchester Institute are now able to offer the Level 4 Associate Project Manager apprenticeship.

Occupational Profile

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.

Associate project managers 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.

Dependent upon the size of the organisations and the complexity of projects, associate project managers’ job titles will vary, but typically they can include: assistant project manager, junior project manager, project team leader. Some organisations use ‘project manager’ as a generic job title.

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set their own entry requirements for their apprentices. Typically candidates will 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.

Duration

The typical duration of this apprenticeship will be 24 months.

Funding Value

£6,000

Qualifications

During the apprenticeship, apprentices will be required to achieve level 2 qualifications in English and Mathematics prior to taking end point assessment (EPA) if not already achieved. Apprentices will complete a mandatory qualification via either the IPMA Level D qualification or APM Project Management Qualification, prior to their EPA.

Link to professional registration

Upon commencement, apprentices may become student members of the Association for Project Management (APM) as the first step of professional membership. Apprentices will be eligible for progression to associate membership upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. Full membership can be attained through further experience and professional development.

Further information

If you would be interested to find out more about how this apprenticeship can work for your business or already have a member of staff who this apprenticeship would be perfect for please register an interest using the form below.

Further information on the apprenticeship standard can be found here.