The Manufacturing Technology Centre Services Ltd

Project Management Degree Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

The Manufacturing Technology Centre Services Ltd (Employer)

Coventry University College Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
36.0 hours per week Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (Friday is expected to be study day at Coventry University) Hours per week 36 hours (study hours 7.2, working hours 28.8) Hours of work Fully Flexible Working Hours (to be agreed with line manager)
4 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Project manager (integrated degree) (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
24 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The 4 year scheme is delivered over 8 work placements. You will learn and demonstrate skills required to successfully manage our complex projects inc; communication, budgeting/cost control, management of stakeholders, schedule, risk and project governance.


The Project Management Degree Apprentice will learn how to deliver day-to-day project management tasks following the project management process and standard working practises within the Project Management Team and Project Management Office.

  • Share project information with stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain project deliverables under the direction of the Programme and Project Managers to secure and measure progress
  • Collect and input data in to project trackers and databases
  • Attend and present at Project Review Meetings
  • Project cost analysis, monitoring cost and assessing earned value
  • Assist in the preparation of Project Management Reports for the Senior Management Team
  • Assist in Work Package Management processes
  • Work towards APM Membership status


Under guidance the PM Degree Apprentice is expected to be able to report accurately the status of the project.  This communication maybe to external and/or internal customers.  Communication may cover the issues and points of escalations in the project, or to achieve an agreed way forward to meet the overall requirements of the project.


At all times the PM Degree Apprentice is expected to review the work being done, so that lessons learnt can be fed back into improvements into the way we manage projects within the MTC.

Future Prospects

Permanent career prospects within The MTC.

Reality Check

MTC operate a fully flexible working week, generally this is delivered over 4 working days with 3 non-working days per week, and a mixture of work from home and office is offered.  Depending on the needs of the business and the rotation you are on this will vary over the 4 years of the scheme.  Candidates therefore need to be flexible in their approach to working hours and environment.

Skills Required

  • Ability to deliver both internally at work but also externally through achievement of a degree
  • A logical thinker with attention to detail, and excellent problem solving ability
  • Ability to work with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure requirements are delivered successfully
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organised, disciplined, methodical, hardworking and a team player
  • A keen interest in technology

Able to use the MS Word, Excel and Office applications

Qualities Required

All aspects of the role are to be carried out as an exemplar within the business in adhering to the MTC RIGHT way:


  • Acting responsibly, putting MTC’s interests ahead of personal ambition;
  • Providing inspirational leadership to all who come in contact with you;
  • Delivering in the broadest sense a great working environment;
  • Leading with humility, honesty and integrity in all that you do;
  • Promoting teamwork, supporting through difficult times and collectively celebrating our successes.

Qualifications Required

• GCSE/Level 2: Grade C/Level 5 or above in Maths and English
• A Levels/Level 3: Grade BBC or • BTEC: Grades DMM or L3 Business Administration apprenticeship


All level qualifications must be completed before September 2022.

Training Provided

On-the-job training

EG: On-the-job training and assessment will be provided by a mixture of:

  • Work place shadowing
  • Mentoring
  • Periodic In house Training from internal or external resource
  • Self learning modules and assessments e.g. Health & safety tests
  • Allowing you 20% of your weekly contracted hours to work on your apprenticeship

Off-the-job training and assessment

Off-the-job training will be provided by Coventry University in forms of lectures, webinars, online tutorials, support surgeries, library access, reading material.
You will achieve a BSc (Hons) Project Manager degree, issued by Coventry University. You’ll study using Coventry University’s modern learning environment, and supported by our highly experienced tutors. You will have access to our comprehensive library and other fantastic student support services.


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