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Cyclife - Project Management Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6

1 Joseph Noble Road, Lillyhall, CA14 4JX
£15,950.00 annually
Closing date
9 Jul 2022

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Apprenticeship, Degree
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What will the apprentice be doing?

Typical duties and responsibilities of a Project Manager include:

following a standard process, as defined by a professional project management organisation, such as theAPM (Association for Project Management)or thePMI (Project Management Institute)
initiating the project - check feasibility and work out budgets, teams and resources
carrying out planning - this will include setting goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and timelines for tasks - in accordance with the needs of your client. Some tools, such as Gantt charts, can be used to create a visual project plan
managing the project - which includes coordinating the project team to keep them on track and keeping the project on budget
carrying out monitoring and control activities in order to track the progress of the project
identifying and managing risks to ensure delivery is on time
implementing any necessary changes throughout the process
reporting regularly to management and the client
closing the project - including evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for your next project.

This apprenticeship will cover a broad range ofknowledge,skillsandbehavioursthat you will require to be effective within your role at Cyclife.

Knowledge - You will develop knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

Governance and Financial Control of Projects
Stakeholder and Communications Management
Organisational Change Management
Estimating, Planning and Scheduling
Project Justification
Quality Management
Procurement and Contract Management
Risk Management
Project Change Control
Organisational Strategy

Skills - You will develop skills in the following subject areas:

Governance Frameworks
The Business Environment
Stakeholder and Communications Management
Control of projects in terms of time, cost and quality
Risk Management
Commercial and Contract Management
Project Change Control
Schedule Management

Behaviours: You will learn to develop and adapt the following behaviours

Collaboration and Teamwork
Personal and Professional Responsibility
Integrity, Ethics and Professionalism
Innovation and Resourcefulness

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This apprenticeship is delivered in line with Apprenticeship Standard ST0411 - Project Manager (Integrated Degree), and will be delivered in conjunction with the University of Cumbria.

At the end of this apprenticeship you will achieve either a BA or BSc Honours degree in Project Management. Please note, you will be required to achieve an International Project Management Association (IPMA) Level D qualification or equivalent, prior to taking the end point assessment.

This programme is delivered in a full time online day release model incorporating an initial period for orientation before progressing to day release for the delivery of substantive content. Each module is taught typically over a 6 week period, and where appropriate, additional study weeks are placed between modules for assessment purposes. A typical study day incorporate 6 hours of scheduled learning.

Modules you will cover include:

Year One- Foundations of Project Management, Project Planning and Control

Year Two- Project Management Methodologies, Ensuring Project Quality

Year Three- Programme and Portfolio Management, Project Leadership, Governance, Change and Risk Management

Year Four- Project Manager End Point Assessment and work based tutorials

Year Five- Overview and additional relevant training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion, apprentices are eligible to become full members of Association for Project Management (APM), the Chartered Body for the Project Profession.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent English (Grade A*-C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Any (Grade CCC) Essential
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