Project Management Apprenticeship (Level 4)

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
County Hall, Bond Street, WAKEFIELD, WF1 2QW
£8,754.20 - £16,777.28 annually
15 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include to support in:
  • Project management - preparing business cases, scoping objectives, developing project plans, scheduling, reviews, monitoring, evaluation & lessons learnt
  • Manage risk - identify & prioritise threats, opportunities, mitigate & minimise impacts & optimise benefits
  • Communicate with the public & stakeholders
  • Contract manage & procure
  • Project budgets & finance processes
  • Produce information
  • General duties: records up to date, data input, minute meetings

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • You will attend a local training provider, usually on day release, to gain a Level 4 qualification in project management
  • Attend an Apprentice Induction
  • Gain a health & safety qualification
  • Attend enrichment activities to enhance your knowledge eg interview techniques, health & wellbeing, finance, disability awareness
  • Have the chance to attend marketing events and also take part in activities during National Apprenticeship Week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • Gain a Level 4 Apprenticeship in Project Management
  • 2 years work experience in the public sector
  • The Council has a high retention rate and so there is a chance to move onto full time employment.

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 2 x other subjects (Grade 4-9 (C or above)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 (C or above) or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 (C or above) or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 x any subject (Grade E) Essential

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