Associate Project Manager - Higher Apprenticeship
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
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Professional and Adult Learning Level 4 Victoria House 24 Months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors. They can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success, An associate project manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost, and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes. Associate project managers need good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills. An associate project manager utilises resources with suitable skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities.

Assessment will include:

A presentation supported by a portfolio of evidence
Professional discussion supported by a portfolio of evidence

What topics will I study?

Topics will include:

Project governance
Project stakeholder management
Project communication
Project leadership
Consilidated 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

What experiences will I get?

You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry. 

What are the entry requirements?

Apprentices are required to have GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or equivalent. Further entry requirements are determined by the employer. 

What facilities are there?

Apprentices have access to all facilities across college. These include the college Learning Resource Centres and the College Gym.

What can the course lead on to?

This course will launch you directly into the workplace and provides an excellent way to build your career and progress to further training or full time work. 

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.


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