Associate Project Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship

Set Up, Run and Manage Your Projects More Effectively

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Who Is This Programme For?

Whether you’re a Project Manager in title or you manage projects as part of your role, then this programme is the perfect fit for you.

This programme is ideal for those who have had little to no formal project management training in the past and those who have some practical project management experience in role and are looking to expand their knowledge and skillset through a comprehensive programme.

Our programmes are completely flexible in terms of delivery with minimum numbers of 1!

We can run this as an internal in-house training programme for a cohort or we can use our eco-delivery method all through virtual training and online coaching enabling us to run the programme on a personalised, individual basis.

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What Will You Learn?

You’ll learn how to set up, run and manage successful projects using a range of models, tools and techniques and identify the best approach within the context of your organisation.

The programme will also develop the essential leadership, communication and problem-solving skills crucial for leading project teams and delivering successful outcomes in diverse organisational settings.

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How Will You Learn?

This 18-month programme is delivered through bitesize virtual workshops and online one-to-one coaching, providing an interactive experience focused on on-the-job training.

Through our blended delivery, we are able to tap into work-based tasks and real-world projects that will maximise the impact of the learning for you and your business.

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Learner & Employer Feedback

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The programme has been very insightful and engaging – full of detailed discussion and real examples based off my current workload.

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Supply Chain & Business Analyst,
Augean PLC

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Through the programme, we are already implementing new ideas into the everyday which are improving our processes.

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Learning & Development Manager,
Flogas Limited

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I can see a real change in my learner and how they are approaching tasks, conversations and strategic thinking.

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HR Director,
Dakota Hotels

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I’m enjoying the programme and can see the application of my learning in my day-to-day role.

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Project Coordinator,
H Davis Consultancy Ltd

Delivery Options

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Cohort Delivery

In-house, customised delivery for a number of you from the same company. Choose from face to face, virtual and online delivery methods.

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Individual Learner

Monthly 2 hour virtual training and coaching sessions for individual learners. Flexible, remote learning that is personalised to your role.

Core Content
Learners Will Cover

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Introduction To Project Management

  • Learning styles and models
  • Organisational context in projects
  • Project office and governance

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Project Structures

  • Different project structures
  • Projects, programmes and portfolios
  • Project roles and responsibilities

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Project Life Cycles

  • Types of project cycles
  • Linear, iterative and hybrid approaches
  • Consolidated planning

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The Business Case

  • Content and purpose of a business case
  • Investment decisions and estimating
  • Maintenance of a business case

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Project Scope

  • Defining and establishing scope
  • Managing scope
  • Change control process

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Situational Context Of Projects

  • Organisational context
  • Structural choices and project shaping
  • The project management plan

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Stakeholder Management

  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Meeting stakeholder requirements
  • Communication planning

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Scheduling & Resourcing

  • Network and critical path analysis
  • Resource levelling
  • Estimating and delivering value

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Leadership & Teamwork

  • Leadership styles and models
  • Motivating as a leader
  • Team development

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Communication & Interpersonal Skills

  • Presentation tools and techniques
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Conflict management

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Risk & Issue Management

  • The risk management process
  • Responding to risks
  • Differences between risk and issue

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Project Procurement

  • The project procurement process
  • Types of contracts
  • Procurement strategies

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Legislation & Regulation

  • Data protection and health and safety
  • Ethical and inclusive practices
  • Project sustainability

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Monitoring & Reporting

  • Information and knowledge management
  • Use of technology and software
  • Earned Value Management

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Project Quality

  • Quality management and planning
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Continuous improvement

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End Point Assessment Preparation

  • Planning and preparation
  • Practice and techniques
  • One-to-one help and guidance

Make An Enquiry Today

Please complete our enquiry form with your requirements or give our team a call.

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Programme Structure

This programme will been designed and delivered in a way that will maximise the performance of each learner. Learning the theory of a topic is great but it’s what the learner does to embed the learning and actually use it, that matters most.

All learning is reinforced with ongoing coaching, online resources and off-the-job activity to bring it all to life.

Each part of the programme will support each learner to apply their knowledge and skills via INTENT – IMPLEMENT – IMPACT.

  • What did they plan to change?
  • What did they change and how?
  • What impact did it make?

Each Learner

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Onboarding & Induction
Initial workshop and event about the programme and how to get a high grade.

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Skills Individual Learning Plan
Creation of a pre-programme learning and development plan. Includes goal setting and actions.

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Practical Learning Events
These can consist of workshops, masterclasses, virtual training, action learning sets, projects or coaching.

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Regular Coaching Sessions
One to one development with a designated skills coach. Covers skills and an assessment progress review.

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Digital Learning
To take in-between learning events and to help embed the learning. Self-study and in the flow of work resources.

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Off-The-Job Training
20% of the learner’s total working hours is used for “off-the-job” learning and development activities.

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Ongoing Reviews
Held between the learner, employer and skills coach to monitor progress and to make any adjustments.

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Support & Help
Our designated skills coaches will always be on hand to help your learners all throughout the programme.

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End Point Assessment
End of programme assessment. Consists of activities like observations, evidence, tests and discussions.

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Learners gain a pass or distinction from their end point assessment based on their results.

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Get In Touch!

If you have got some training requirements in mind please call us on 0333 320 2883 or complete the online form below and tell us about what they are and we’ll get back to you with some options and costs.