Project Management (Apprenticeship Level 4)

Introduction

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. Typical job titles for the role might include: assistant project manager, junior project manager, associate project manager or project team member.

Entry Requirements

You will be assessed to ensure you have the ability to complete the English and maths qualifications at level 2.

Functional Skills

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship. If this has already been achieved, then development of further English and maths skills will continue for the whole of the apprenticeship.

Duration

Typically 24 months.

Progression

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.

Funding

This apprenticeship is in funding band 9. Levy paying employers may fund apprentices on this programme from their Apprenticeship Account and non-levy paying SMEs through the co-funded option. There may be a small fee for some SME’s.

End Assessment

To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is ready and competent to undertake the independent end assessment, which will test their skills knowledge and behaviours required for this role.

Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship Level 4

Mandatory on programme assessment includes:

Project management qualification recognised by the IPMA at level D or APM Project Management Qualification

The apprentice will be required to complete a Project management qualification recognised by the IPMA at level D, this needs to be completed alongside the apprenticeship or previously obtained. The IPMA level D qualification provides the apprentice with an industry recognised qualification. This will be completed by passing an examination prior to end point assessment as well as completing the portfolio of evidence.

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