Project Support Apprenticeship

Expiring today

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
County Hall, Bond Street, WAKEFIELD, WF1 2QW
£8,754.20 - £16,777.28 annually
10 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Supporting projects and programmes
  • Provide support to manage risk of project
  • Contract management and procurement processes - including legal and ethical principles
  • Project budgets and finance
  • Produce routine basic information in response to a request
  • Help others in dealing with enquiries from customers
  • Keeping project documentation up to date
  • Taking minutes of project meetings
  • Assist with data input using electronic systems.
  • Administration duties to support project work

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • 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 is the expected career progression after this 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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