What will the apprentice be doing?
As a project management degree apprentice in our Local Government team in Hertford, you will receive mentoring from senior staff to deliver projects and further your technical skills. You will be supporting Project Managers in delivering highway improvements. Some of your tasks might include; monitoring and control for local and national projects with supervision from your team, risk and schedule management, health and safety and communicating information to our clients and design team.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend Projcon (in partnership with London Metropolitan College) to study a Project Management degree apprenticeship and gain a bachelors qualification, as well as completing your End Point Assessment with the education provider and your APM qualification. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully achieve your apprenticeship, and support your career in Project Management.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to work towards gaining Chartered status with your chosen institution, as well as the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including english, maths, science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 in maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels, to include Maths and Science (Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Civil Engineering including further maths (Grade DDM or above) Desired