Barnfield Engineering, experienced in training and supporting apprentices are keen expand their team. As Apprentice Project Manager you'll be involved right from the start - liaising with clients, undertake site surveys, draw up in CAD, produce 3D drawings for proposal at tendering stage to final product - a genuine interest in Engineering is key.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Hours of work are 7.00am - 5.00pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentice Project Manager:

  • To assist the project management team in project delivery
  • Site Survey Work - undertake site surveys and draw up in CAD and produce 3D drawings for proposal in at tendering stage
  • Tendering and Quotations - produce tender documents and quotations
  • Procurement - obtaining supplier quotations
  • Raising purchase orders for project specific items
  • Client Interface - liaising with client(s) and their team(s), so any prior qualifications or general engineering experiene would be beneficial
  • Health and Safety - Producing risk assessments and Method Statements

The training you will be getting

The apprentice would work towards the Level 4 Associate Project Manager Standard. This would be through blended learning, monthly tutor led group sessions, guided self study / online learning and 1-1 reviews.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On-going training and development are encouraged and supported

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

Things to consider

Please can you ensure you can get to the location RG20 0NG and live up to a 40 minute commute- you will need your own transport and you will also need to attend meetings at client sites. A genuine interest in engineering is key to this role as Apprentice Project Manager so any prior qualifications in engineering would be beneficial.

About the employer

Barnfield Engineering Services Limited was founded in 1986 by Stephen Thorpe whose engineering background started in the food processing industry. Since 1986 from our site in Newbury Berkshire, we have provided specialist industrial installation and maintenance work to the Water Industries and Building industries in the UK and overseas for UK based Companies. The Company was awarded BS EN ISO9001 certification by SGS in 1998 and continues to operate to a clearly defined management system. The Company became limited in 2000 and growth has continued each year since. In 2006, the Company was awarded a framework agreement by one of the major Water Authorities to cover the carrying out of both clean and waste water engineering projects both new works and refurbishment and/ or replacement of existing facilities. Barnfield Engineering Services Limited has built up its reputation as a reliable, experienced, and well resourced contractor to the water supply and waste water services industries including the water authorities. Barnfield Engineering Services Limited provides a flexible approach to all its projects to ensure that Customers obtain a personal service adapted to suit their particular needs. The Company's reputation continues to increase in stature as it continues to provide a highly professional, reliable service and a high quality product whilst maintaining a commitment to customer care and to ensuring that projects are completed to the highest standards. Barnfield Engineering Services Limited has maintained an excellent safety record and ensures that all of the projects the Company handles are in accordance with current regulations and good practice using a highly skilled trained workforce all of whom carry a CSCS Card.







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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


Rachel Eaves

07922 426414

Apprenticeship standard

Associate project manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

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