Project Management Apprenticeship

TFL Street Management
£17,802.00 annual salary
13 Feb 2017
31 Mar 2017
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We have a fantastic opportunity for Southwark residents to complete a nationally recognised qualification with a local government body. You will be working full time, as well as learning on the job.

Project Management Apprenticeship Scheme

Scheme name: Project Management

Apprenticeship level: Level 4

Scheme length: 2 Years

Salaries will start at £17802


5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths & English or equivalent. You must be 18 years of age by 1st September 2017 to be eligible for this scheme.

Here's your opportunity to understand more about the complexities of construction and the communication and stakeholder management skills required to work as an efficient project team.

About the role:

Initially, you will have an induction based in London, which explains everything there is to know about us, the role and where you fit in. Following that, you'll begin an intensive development programme which is designed to give your career a real kick start. You'll gain a broad knowledge of different types of projects, an insight into many different areas of our business and an understanding of what it takes to provide an internationally respected transport system in London.

Placements on this apprenticeship are split into four 6 month placements in Surface, Capital Programme Directorate and London Overground and could be in any of the following:

• Projects & Programmes Directorate

• Technology & Systems

• Service Operations and Cycling

• Highways Infrastructure

• Road Space Management

• Station Capacity

• Station Upgrades

• Power, Comms & Cooling

• Rolling Stock Renewals

• Track Delivery Unit

• London Overground

• New Tube for London - Railway Control Systems, Rolling Stock, Infrastructure

• Four Lines Modernisation

About you:

As an apprentice, you'll learn the following project management competencies to Level 4 Diploma in Project Management:

• Stakeholder management

• Planning

• Risk/opportunity and issue management

• Health and safety management

• Budgeting and cost management

• Information management and reporting

• Handover and close out

• Contract management

• Communication

• Teamwork

• Customer focus

• Business case, project structure and progress monitoring

• Managing project scope

• Managing project schedule, quality and resources

You will complete these via a combination of practical training, learning from our experienced project managers across the business and classroom-based training.

On this varied and challenging apprenticeship scheme, you'll gain a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Project Management as well as a Level 4 Diplomas in Project Management through completion of a portfolio of work and two exams.

At the end of the scheme, successful apprentices will move in to a Project Co-ordinator position, with further career progression opportunities such as Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager and Senior Project Manager. The project management community at TfL is made up of over 1500 people which, combined with the fluid nature of projects, creates a variety of opportunities for staff to progress and develop in new areas.

If you're successful you'll have to pass pre-employment checks before joining. These will include reference checks, qualifications checks, right to work in the UK and in some cases a medical and a Criminal Records Bureau check.

** Please be aware that you can only make one apprenticeship application per season.**

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

Maths, English and decent practical skills

Personal qualities

Our client, is looking for an enthusiastic young people to join their team. You must have passion, be reliable and be dedicated to succeed in this role. You will also need good communication skills; having a friendly, professional and helpful manner.

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths & English or equivalent.

Future prospects At the end of the scheme, successful apprentices will move in to a Project Co-ordinator position, with further career progression opportunities such as Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager and Senior Project Manager.

Things to consider Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.