Project Management Apprentice Technician

Arup Campus

The projects can be very varied in size, location and complexity. For example they may involve highways, bridges, airports, ports, rail schemes or the external works associated with major building and site development projects in the UK and internationally.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:30

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

14 months

Possible start date

22 Jun 2017

Date posted

17 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number


As a technical trainee, Arup will develop your competencies in the following areas:

  • Project control
  • Risk/opportunity and issue management
  • Budgeting and cost management
  • Information management and reporting
  • Contract management
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client focus
  • Managing project scope
  • Managing project schedule, quality and resources

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements of the Project Management Trainee Technician:

  • Desire to work in an engineering office environment.
  • Willingness to achieve professional qualifications.
  • Good maths skills.
  • Good literacy.
  • Adaptability.
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects.
  • A temperament that means you work well with other people.
  • Excellent communication skills within a team and external clients.

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 5 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English.

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 programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

You will be working for an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Be part of QA’s 10k in tech and add yourself to the UK’s tech explosion!


Arup Campus

Training provider

Apprenticeships and Vendor qualifications gained:

Start with an 18-24 month Higher Project Management apprenticeship, which combines training and work-based assessment, covering: Leadership skills, Communications, Finance & risk management and Stakeholder management.

You will gain Associate of Project Management (APM), and EAL Level 4 Diploma in Project Management. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £47k in a project management role.

Apprenticeship framework

Project Management

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited



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Closing date: 15 Jun 2017