Portakabin Limited

Project Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Portakabin Limited (Employer)

Mercuri International (UK) Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
36.25 hours per week 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday Working Flexibly approach (core hours - 9.30 am - 3.30 pm)
2 years (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
Associate project manager (apprenticeship standard)
26 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join our Hire Division in Peterborough, to learn what needs to be achieved to deliver successful projects; utilising resources to support with the management of projects whilst building an appreciation for costs, the need for good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Throughout your apprenticeship you will learn to:

  • Monitor the progress of projects currently being undertaken.
  • Support budgeting and cost control, have an awareness of project budgets and build an understanding of planned and actual costs. 
  • Determine, control and manage changes to the scope of the project, including assumptions, dependencies and constraints.
  • Understand the resources required to successfully deliver a project, including employees, sub-contractors

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be supported through a structured in house development programme and a range of classroom based workshops and virtual learning with Mercuri International to gain an APM Project Management Qualification, and become eligible to be an Associate member of the Association for Project Management (APM). 

Throughout the duration of your apprenticeship you will be appointed a workplace mentor to support you with your learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At Portakabin, apprentices are integral to our future talent pipeline, and following the successful completion of your apprenticeship you may have the opportunity to take the next step in your career with us.  Previous apprentices have gone on to great success and continue to contribute to the overall success of the business.  Come and join us today!

Reality Check

We require: A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent Grades 9 - 4 (A*-C), including Maths and English and a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Grades A* - C

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Non-specific (Grade A*-C) Essential
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