Projects can be defined and delivered within different contexts, across diverse industry sectors. Projects can be both large or small. Projects need to be managed, an associate project manager knows what needs to be achieved, how t achieve it, how long and how much it will cost, and works closely with the project team to achieve the project outcomes. Apprentices must have good planning, organisation, leadership, management and communication skills. They will utilise resources with suitable skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge to work together to create a motivated and integrated team. Associate project managers’ job titles will vary, the typical titles include: assistant project manager, junior project manager, project team leader. Some organisations use ‘project manager’ as a generic job title.
Project Manager Level 3 is 24 months in duration.
Individual employers will set their own entry requirements, but usually candidates will have achieved a grade C or above in at least 5 GCSEs including English and Mathematics, and hold a minimum of 48 UCAS points, or equivalent.