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Project Manager Apprentice

Welsh Government
Transport For Wales 3 Llys Cadwyn Pontypridd CF37 4TH
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Business / Management
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship


• In conjunction with senior members of the team ensure effective project planning, control and monitoring is in place, working in accordance with the TFWRL Project
• Management Methodology and PRINCE 2 principles.
• Ensure that they are within agreed parameters (scope/specification, safety, timescale, cost and quality).
• Work within the governance structure provided by the Project Management Office (PMO).
• Assist Customer Integration Managers with delivering and interfacing with projects across the entire network at any stage when required, in accordance with Health and Safety legislation and TfWRL company procedures
• Support procurement and commercial activities with TFWRL procurement team including scope, specification, tender assessment, supplier selection and contract award.

Additional information

To help you identify if an apprenticeship is right for you, we have outlined the main eligibility criteria below.
• Most of our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16 and there's no upper age limit. Please note that for safety critical roles the minimum age will be higher.
You must not already be in full time education at the point of the apprenticeship start date.
• You must not have already achieved a similar or higher-level qualification in the apprenticeship role you have applied for. For example, if you have a degree in
• Engineering, you will not be eligible to apply for an
• Engineering apprenticeship. However, you could apply for another apprenticeship in a different profession, such as Finance.



• Passionate and eager to learn
• Creative problem solvers
• Great team players
• Customer focused


• English GCSE at C or above/equivalent
• Maths GCSE at C or above/equivalent


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Apprenticeship Learning Solutions Ltd

Project Management Level 4

About the employer

Transport For Wales 3 Llys Cadwyn

CF37 4TH

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Our recruitment process will involve attending one of our friendly and relaxed assessment days, followed by a final interview. These will be taking place in July and August 2022.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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