2024 Apprenticeship - Project Management - Aviation - Heathrow Airport MACE LIMITED

Mace offers its clients a fully comprehensive project management consultancy service supporting the development and implementation of major transport projects, we provide a flexible and highly bespoke service based on a well-proven formula for delivery, whilst studying for the Chartered Surveyor L6 apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm and Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm. Due to the nature of construction you may be expected to work additional hours. Whilst working on site the typical start time is at 8.00am instead of 9.00am.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In Construction Project Management, you will support projects to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost, and quality requirements, coordinating with all relevant parties to understand and deliver project objectives set out in the project plans. Some of your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with the project team to assist in the delivery of the project objectives in line with the Project Plan 
  • Monitoring and actively engaging in relevant Health, Safety and Wellbeing standards aspects of the project at all stages 
  • Assisting in the preparation and modifications of the project plans and keeping them updated and relevant over the course of the project(s) 
  • Collaborating with relevant parties/stakeholders and ensuring robust quality systems are suitably managed and monitored in line with Service Excellence 
  • Attending and recording relevant meetings, providing relevant parties with contextual information and analysis, including regular site walks 
  • Partnering with relevant stakeholders and being actively involved in risk management and mitigation treatments 
  • Assisting in tracking project changes and ensuring they are processed and formalised within the agreed timeframes 
  • Assisting in providing handover documentation prior to practical completion 
  • Understanding the business’ priorities through Construction to Production, Digital & Data and Responsible Business 
  • Supporting the project and programme management team activities relating to external/third-party client appointments 
  • Conducting research, analysis, record-keeping and other supporting activities to ensure timely and accurate information to contribute to delivery of project management operation 
  • Identifying solutions to issues that are generally defined (but not always immediately evident) and require problem-solving 

The training you will be getting

  • Our structured training programme will teach you technical and business skills to help you succeed in your career
  • The Project Assistant apprenticeship will work towards the Chartered Surveyor Level 6 which consists of work-based experience and training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We’ll also support you in gaining professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade 96 UCAS Points) Essential

About the employer

At Mace, we are global experts in shaping the built environment. From development and consultancy, to construction and operations, we connect expertise across the entire property lifecycle to help our clients, people, communities and society achieve more than they believe is possible. You can see our impact everywhere: from skylines that form cities around the world to the infrastructure that communities depend on to live, work and play.




London Heathrow Airport





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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Our recruitment process comprises an online application form where we'll ask some initial questions about you and your motivations, a video interview so that we can find out more about you, and a virtual assessment day where we get to meet and learn more about each other. If you need any reasonable adjustments to be made at any point in the recruitment process, please let us know and we'll be more than happy to accommodate.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Dec 2023