Course Code: EN00009 Associate Project Manager - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship Duration Day/s of weekBy arrangement Time - Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Enquire now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Enquire now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Advance your project management career with the Project Management Higher Apprenticeship. Designed for those already employed in the field, the course develops academic knowledge alongside the high level practical and technical skills needed for senior-level project management roles. You will be guided through a broad range of project management disciplines by our team of passionate and dedicated staff. This nationally-recognised professional qualification is delivered through our Project Management Centre of Excellence, which has 11 years’ experience of producing talented project managers along with accreditation by the award-winning Association for Project Management. Your apprenticeship will typically last between 18 months and 2 years. Entry Requirements You will need to be employed full-time in a project management role and have daily exposure to a range of project management elements. Ideally, you will have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (previously grade C) or above, including English and Maths, and the equivalent of 120 UCAS points. Learning and Teaching Methods The Project Management Higher Apprenticeship is delivered on a day release basis, with learning mostly taking place at our University Centre in Blackpool. If distance is an issue, there is the possibility of using our live feed classroom facility instead. Twenty per cent of the training is effectively ‘off-the-job’ and made up of independent work, College-based attendance and employer training. How much time this constitutes will vary according to individual employer/apprentice requirements. The apprenticeship focuses on the following aspects of learning Knowledge - Project Governance; Project Stakeholder Management; Project Communication; Project Leadership; Consolidated Planning; Budgeting and Cost Control; Business Case and Benefits Management; Project Scope; Project Schedule; Resource Management; Project Risk and Issue Management; Contract Management and Procurement; Project Quality; Project Context. Skills - Project Governance; Stakeholder and Communications Management; Budgeting and Cost Control; Business Case; Scope Management; Consolidated Planning; Schedule Management; Risk Management; Contract Management and Procurement; Quality Management and Resource Management. Behaviour - Collaboration and Team Work; Leadership; Effective and Appropriate Communication; Drive for Results and Integrity; Ethics, Compliance and Professionalism. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods For the assessment process, you will be required to develop a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates your competence in all aspects of project management from a practical, work related perspective. You will also undertake exams through which you must demonstrate your understanding of project management and the application of project management principles. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression Relevant job titles will vary according to the size of the organisation and the complexity of the project. An associate project manager might also be known as assistant project manager, junior project manager or project team leader. Some organisations use ‘project manager’ as a generic job title.