This apprenticeship supports entry-level project management roles across many different areas of work. These include IT, construction and engineering, finance, hospitality and tourism and the public sector.
The goal of this apprenticeship is to enable you to develop experience and apply project management knowledge and skills. You will become able to lead projects with a limited complexity, or assist on complex projects.
You'll gain a Diploma in Project Management at SCQF Level 8 and an APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) at SCQF Level 7.
You'll be expected to achieve some learning outcomes by the end of your apprenticeship. These include:
Meta-skills are important skills that help you to improve:
For apprentices, meta-skills are a critical asset, supporting your ability to:
This apprenticeship framework is an updated version of a previous framework, called Project Management Technical Apprenticeship, which will close for applications in March 2022.
When you complete this apprenticeship at SCQF level 8, it includes the achievement of competence-based and professional qualifications. This opens the door to many opportunities for progression in work and further learning.
This apprenticeship supports you to develop meta-skills. These help to support high performance, resilience, self-awareness and continuous learning.
Successful apprentices may progress to more senior project management roles in a variety of sectors and industries, ranging from finance and law to engineering and IT.
If you would like to continue with further study, the following options are available:
This apprenticeship supports professional recognition. That's because it includes learning and skills outcomes from the professional qualifications that are relevant for project management roles.
Together with your employer and learning provider, you'll work out the professional pathway that's right for you. Your learning provider will guide you on the professional registration process to follow.
For entry into a Technical Apprenticeship in Project Management, we recommend that:
However, an employer can also consider existing workplace skills and experience, for example if you're changing careers or upskilling. That way employers can help to open up the opportunities to more potential applicants.
We expect this apprenticeship to last for around 24 months.