Course Info

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Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Apprenticeship

  • Level:

    4

  • Duration:

    24 Months

  • Awarding/validation body:

     

 

Course Overview

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.

You will manage project work and teams for businesses and other organisations.

Either before or during the apprenticeship, apprentices will be required to achieve Level 2 qualifications in English and Mathematics prior to taking end point assessment (EPA). Apprentices are required to achieve a suitable level of knowledge as part of their development such that they achieve an IPMA Level D qualification or APM Project Management Qualification, prior to their EPA.

The delivery of this course includes one day per week at Croydon College.

 

Course Highlights

Topics covered include:

Knowledge 

  • 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

Skills

  • Project governance
  • Stakeholder and communications management
  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Business case
  • Scope management
  • Consolidated planning
  • Schedule management
  • Risk and issue management
  • Contract management and procurement
  • Quality management
  • Resource management

Behaviours

  • Collaboration and team work
  • Leadership
  • Effective and appropriate communication
  • Drive for results
  • Integrity, ethics compliance and professionalism

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Students can progress into full time work.

Assessment

Assessment is through on and off the job training in

  • Apprenticeship Standard
  • Maths and English
  • APM Project Management Qualification

Learners will be assessed through various forms plus

  • Presentation supported by a portfolio of evidence
  • Professional discussion supported by a portfolio of evidence

Entry Requirements

Candidates will have achieved a Grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs including English and Mathematics.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

 

How To Apply

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