What will the apprentice be doing?
Shadowing and assisting project managers
Attending internal, client, design and progress meetings and drafting meeting minutes
Setting up meetings
Assisting and producing programmes showing duration of projects
Assisting in selecting and procuring Architects, engineers and other consultants
Assisting in the preparation of progress reports
Attending construction site meetings
General office admin duties
Preparing schedules of snagging and condition
Drafting information for funding applications
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Project Management CertHE equivalent to Level 4, the first year of a traditional undergraduate degree, and offers progression to gain a full BSc Honours in Project Management on a Level 6 Project Manager apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
If you keep going on this path you will be able to follow on this Level 4 Apprenticeship with a Level 6. If you complete a Level 6 Apprenticeship you will have a BSc Honours in Project Management and will be eligible to become a full member of the Association for Project Management, the chartered body for the profession. You can then work towards becoming a Chartered Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Time Keeping, Reliable, Calm Under Pressure, Listening Skills, Interest in Construction
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C, IB Grade 4 Higher Level) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade BCC to BBB) Essential