Project Management Apprenticeship

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
County Hall, Bond Street, WAKEFIELD, WF1 2QW
£8,369.40 - £15,796.04 annually
25 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day
  • Support the implementation of effective project management - preparing business cases, objectives, delivery, project plans, scheduling, reviews and lessons learnt.
  • Provide support to manage risk - identify and prioritise threats, opportunities, mitigating and minimising impacts and optimising benefits.
  • Contract management and procurement - gain experience of contracts, procurement processes and legal and ethical principles.
  • Produce routine basic information in response to a request.
  • Help others in dealing with enquiries from customers (on the telephone and face to face).
  • Office duties - carry out photocopying duties, assist with the processing of invoices and charges related to the service area and deal with incoming and outgoing post
  • Assist with data input using electronic systems.

The training you will be getting
  • Gain a qualification: International Project Management Association (IPMA) level D
  • You will attend a training provider on block release. You'll also be allocated a Life Coach who will visit you within the work place assisting you with your studies.
  • Gain a Health & Safety qualification
  • Attend enrichment activities to enhance your awareness and knowledge eg finance, health & wellbeing, disability etc

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Gain a Level 4 Associate Project Management Apprenticeship standard
  • With high retention levels and being a large employer there would be a chance to move onto a higher level apprenticeship or full time employment, gaining support in interview techniques training
  • 2 year work experience in the public sector with exposure to Senior management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Resilience


GCSE or equivalent 3 x subjects (Grade 9-4 (C or above) or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 9-4 (C or above) or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (C or above) or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 x subjects (Grade Any) Essential

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