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Apprenticeship training course

Associate project manager (level 4)

Managing project work and teams for businesses and other organisations.

Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national certificate (HNC).
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Business and administration
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Use project monitoring and reporting techniques to track, interpret and report on performance.
  • Manage and engage with stakeholders.
  • Influence and negotiate with others to create a positive outcome for the project.
  • Resolve conflict as and when required with stakeholders within limits of responsibility.
  • Adapt communications to different stakeholders.
  • Communicate and support the project vision, to ensure buy in to the project objectives.
  • Collate and analyse information and provide input to support negotiations relating to project objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse project budgets.
  • Review and provide feedback on a project business case to ensure the project remains valid.
  • Apply change control processes to support the management of project scope.
  • Evaluate an integrated project management plan to provide recommendations on areas for improvement.
  • Prepare, monitor, and schedule activities that contribute to the delivery of the overall project schedule and objectives.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on the risk management plan to threats to delivery and recommend solutions.
  • Identify and monitor project risks and issues; and plan and implement responses to them.
  • Deliver a Quality Management Plan which contributes to quality control processes.
  • Use an organisation’s continual improvement process including lessons learned to improve performance.
  • Support the preparation or maintenance of a resource management plan for project activities.
  • Work with stakeholders to deliver the project.
  • Use digital tools and software to meet project objectives for example research, collaboration, presentations, and resolution of problems.
  • Provide underpinning data to support the written submission through the governance process.
  • Work within the approved project budget.
  • Ensure that integrated schedules support critical path analysis, interface management, resource forecasting and risk management.
  • Apply relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice, and ethical guidance where appropriate to their work.
  • Use data to inform decisions on actions to take to mitigate risks on project.
  • Use configuration management and change control to schedule and maintain projects.
  • Manages resources through the project lifecycle.

Full information on Associate project manager (level 4) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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