Altrad Babcock Limited Project Control Apprenticeship Altrad Babcock Limited

Altrad Babcock are specialists in the delivery of upgrade services to the nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors. A Project Controls Technician controls, monitors and systemically analyses progress and performance data on engineering construction and infrastructure projects.

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

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    National Apprentice minimum wage for the first 6 months. With progression payments paid thereafter up to £28,500 during the 39 months apprenticeship. With onward progression to £35,500 in line with a development plan.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8am to 4.30pm, Friday 8am to 2.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    15 available

What you will do in your working day

Candidates undertaking Advanced Apprenticeships receive both 'off-the-job' and 'on-the-job' training.

A typical working day will be supporting either site based or regional office teams with all aspects of Project Controls such as

  • Developing work breakdown structures
  • Managing data
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Monitoring progress and performance and analysing data
  • Forecasting 

Other duties may included attending client and internal progress meetings.

The training you will be getting

This Level 3 Diploma in Project Contral Practice covers estimating, cost control, planning and commercial support. The course covers the effective use of IT in:

  • Project control
  • Monitoring risks
  • Reviewing contingencies
  • Effectively applying quality assurance
  • You will also learn how to prepare budgets
  • Programmes and schedules
  • Carry out cost control
  • Calculate financial outcomes
  • Calculate completion data

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will have the opportunity to travel within the UK & overseas whilst training with an established world leading energy services business. On offer are excellent salary and benefits packages coupled with sector leading development opportunities and so much more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Enthusiasm, Commitment, Flexibility


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Information Technology (Grade Grade 4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

It is a requirement of the apprenticeship that you will live and work away from home.

About the employer

Altrad Babcock is a specialist in the delivery of engineering, aftermarket and upgrade services to the nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors. With a focus on the delivery of low-carbon technologies and an industry-leading project management capability, the company builds, maintains and extends the life of customer assets worldwide.


Altrad Babcock Limited


Po Box 8

Birmingham New Road



Sue Parker

0121 281 9659

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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: 08 Jul 2024