The main purpose of an Associate Project Manager is to work with and manage project teams to perform project management duties to support the completion of projects of varying complexities across diverse industry sectors.
This is a Level 4 apprenticeship.
Typically, 18 months.
This apprenticeship is for new and existing employees in project management roles. There are no particular pre-requisite entry requirements, but employees do need to be capable of completing the programme and committed to doing so.
Typical job roles
Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Project Manager, Project Team Leader
Apprentices must achieve the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ), prior to End Point Assessment.
Learning modules include topics such as: Project Governance, Stakeholder Management, Project Leadership, Consolidated Planning, Resource Management, Project Risk and Issue Management, Project Context, Budgeting and Cost Control
Dedicated skills coach to support apprentices throughout their entire learner journey
Regular one to one workplace visits
Flexible and innovative training methods geared to different learning styles
24/7 access to digital learning content, ensuring apprentices have everything they need to support and accelerate learning
Free NUS Apprentice Extra card, allowing apprentices to access discounts on the high street and on other well-known brands
Upon completion, apprentices will be eligible to become associate members of the Association for Project Management. Apprentices can also progress to the Level 6 Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship Standard.
Funding and financial support
Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to cover the cost of apprenticeship training while a range of government funding is available for non-levy organisations. Other financial support is available for employers and apprentices depending on circumstances.