Level 6 Project Management Apprenticeship QINETIQ LIMITED

Our Project Management Apprenticeship provides 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 fully qualified and highly competent in Project Management.

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.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be exposed to theories and principles relating to all aspects of the project management lifecycle including initiation, planning, execution and closure
  • You will also explore topics including but not limited to scope definition, estimation & schedule management, resource planning, goals & benefits analysis, deliverable quality management, procurement, review, financial and contractual management, leading teams, strategic leadership and the management of change, risk and opportunities
  • You will subsequently be able to apply this knowledge and skill in your own context, and subsequently critically analyse the implementation and recommend potential future improvements in the context of working on and leading projects and programme

Alongside developing your capabilities in the areas of the Project Management discipline, the programme will also develop you as a thorough professional and as such throughout the programme you will engage in a range of modules designed to develop your competences in areas such as:

  • Programme Portfolio & Project Management
  • Project Planning & Management
  • Project Change Control & Quality Management, Governance and Financial Control of Projects
  • Business Strategy for Project Professionals
  • Procurement and Contract Management

The training you will be getting

  • At the end of the programme the successful candidates will achieve a BSc (Hons) Project Management (Degree Apprenticeship)
  • The academic elements of the programe will be delivered by live online learning
  • When the successful candidates is not attending online learning, they will be embedding their learning and attaining evidence for their apprenticeship  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The success candidate will have their own personal 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, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 3 others subject areas (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
A Level or equivalent 120 UCAS Points (Grade BBB) 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 manager (integrated 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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Dec 2023