Level 3 Project Controls Technician Apprenticeship QINETIQ LIMITED

Our Project Controls Apprenticeships provide a structured introduction to the profession, allowing you to combine academic studies with on-the-job learning. As your skills develop, you will take on progressively more responsibility until you are a fully qualified and highly competent QinetiQ Project Controller.

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

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 09:00 - 17:30 and Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (Timings may change)

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support to the Project Controls team with data and information to enable reporting and decision making, including highlighting inconsistencies in the data/information and recommending suitable actions
  • Support the following project controls activities within the project controls team; planning, scheduling, document control and other project control related activities
  • Working closely with Project Managers and project teams to monitor project finances, milestones, debtors, invoicing and cash collection
  • Support Project Controls improvement activity, and sharing knowledge skills and best practice
  • Work closely with Project Managers to support in developing and maintaining detailed resource loaded schedules of projects
  • Support the team in identifying major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events
  • Support with troubleshooting and monitor potential scheduling problems
  • Report on trends, forecasts, project contingency, and schedule risks and opportunities

The training you will be getting

  • On completion the apprentice will be eligible to apply for membership of the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) as a Graduate Member, and will also be eligible to apply for registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech), subject to having suitable engineering experience and undergoing a professional review process
  • The success canddiate will achieve the Level 3 Project Controls Technician Apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The successful candidate will have their own development plan in line with their careers aspirations
  • This is a permanent role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 2 others subject areas (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 - 9) Essential

About the employer

Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend.




Malvern Technology Centre

St. Andrews Road

WR14 3PS


julie cope


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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

Project controls technician

Level 3 (A level)

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Dec 2023