Project Management Degree Apprenticeship - Higher (Level 4)

Pragmatic Digital Limited (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
40.0 hours per week TBC upon interview.
4 years (duration)
17 May 2021(start date)
Associate project manager (apprenticeship standard)
5 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As the company is fast expanding, they are now looking for an individual who is career hungry. You will be given an opportunity to work towards a Project Management Degree if you are self-driven and want to work for a company where you will be able to progress this is the perfect role for you! You will be working alongside the Managing Director.


Main role/Responsibilities: 

  • Manage relationships with third-party agencies and direct clients
  • Brief taking
  • Schedule retainer-based work
  • Scope, spec, review, and schedule project work
  • Manage development resource to ensure work is carried out on time and to a high standard
  • Client facing role with review/update calls
  • Review and improve internal processes relating to the project lifecycle
  • QA developers work before client approval (ensure developers are thoroughly testing their work)

Future Prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Reality Check

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

Skills Required

  • Highly organised
  • Have an analytical approach and a hunger to solve problems
  • High attention to detail
  • Inquisitive and methodical in your approach
  • Be able to build good working relationships and be reliable
  • Be able to work to a deadline, fulfilling your role as part of a team 
  • Great communication skills
  • Great problem-solving skills - you are an active listener and ask for clarification

Qualities Required

  • Eager to develop your existing skills, and build some new ones
  • Happy to meet new people and grow your professional network 

Qualifications Required

  • 120 UCAS tariff points


  • 18 months+ experience in Project Management
  • GCSE's at grade C/4 or equivalent

Training Provided

Higher Associate Project Manager Standard.

  • Start with an 4-year Higher Project Management apprenticeship, which combines training and work-based assessment, covering: Leadership skills, Communications, Finance & risk management and Stakeholder management
  • During your apprenticeship, no two days will be the same, as you study and work with a variety of teams whilst developing the skills you need to enjoy a great future at Atkins
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