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SDA Project Professional Apprenticeship Scheme 2023 Submarine Delivery Agency

A two-year scheme, (24-months, plus end point assessment) to develop your knowledge and understanding of how our projects are delivered, gaining an insight into project management and project control tools and techniques including scheduling, risk management and cost analysis.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,460.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37 hours per week, full time flexible working shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066458

  • Positions

    34 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will provide support to Project Delivery staff across the business assisting with project activities. They’ll be involved in the following:

•   Developing and documenting components of projects as required by the Project Team.

•   Planning, scheduling and risk management.

•   Monitoring progress and reporting.

•   Compiling data to support business cases, and customer presentations.

•   Building and maintaining a network of internal business contacts and peers to share and gain knowledge and identify opportunities to learn and develop.

•   Building awareness and understanding of how the Project Delivery function works including the roles of the different sub-functions and how the SDA functions work together to deliver projects.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A two-year scheme, (24-months, plus end point assessment) to develop your knowledge and understanding of how our projects are delivered, gaining an insight into project management and project control tools and techniques including scheduling, risk management and cost analysis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Initially 2-year fixed term appointment (leading to permanent role on successful completion of apprenticeship qualification)


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Controlling a project, Communicating & Influencing, Working together

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including English Language and Maths (Grade 9 -4) Essential

Things to consider

In addition 5 GCSEs at grade 9 to 4 (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths; plus, A or AS Levels (or equivalent) that equate to a minimum of 48 UCAS points.

About the employer

The Submarine Delivery Agency is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence responsible for the procurement, in-service support, and disposal of the UK’s nuclear submarines. Our work is of unparalleled strategic importance, nationally and internationally, ensuring the security of the UK’s continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent and delivering the most technically complex programmes in Defence.

Employer

Submarine Delivery Agency

Address

ABW

BS34 8QW

Contact

SDA-TalentandCareersMULTIUSER@mod.gov.uk

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Training

Training provider

REALISE LEARNING AND EMPLOYMENT LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Associate project manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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