Associate Project Manager Apprentice SMART DOOR SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Smart Door Solutions have a fantastic opportunity for an Project Manager Apprentice to join the team! Based in South Yorkshire, we are a specialist team with over 65 years of collective experience of automatic, commercial and industrial doors. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 4 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours a week - Monday to Friday between 8am to 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

JOB TITLE - Project Manager Apprentice

Supports with project management, quotes & scheduling using
various software platforms.


  • Supporting management & clients to identify project requirements, delivery timelines & costs
  • Quoting for projects identified
  • Chasing quotes as per company protocol
  • Support with developing project plans to guide clients, staff members & project teams & revising these based on changing needs & requirements
  • Identifying and assigning project tasks based on the skill sets, experience and strengths of staff members
  • Issuing P/O’s for both reactive & quoted works on Xero
  • Supporting with the ordering of materials & chasing for ETA’s
  • Monitoring project performance to ensure timely delivery
  • Compiling & submitting project status reports to clients & management
  • Completion of finished project paperwork, such as O&M manuals & invoices
  • Developing excellent leadership, customer relations & communication skills to liaise effectively with all project stakeholders
  • Complying with GDPR & keeping information confidential
  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a flexible approach
to working/learning in a busy, fast paced environment.
Some basic knowledge of general business processes would be
beneficial, but job specific knowledge & skills will be gained through
the apprenticeship.

We are looking for;

  • A diverse individual who is committed to completing the
  • Someone with a willingness to learn & adapt with our
    diverse business
  • Someone who can use their own initiative
  • Someone who can work as part of a team
  • Someone who is reliable & punctual
  • Someone with a good sense of humour


  • Reduced rate gym membership
  • Options to join Vitality (private healthcare)
  • We give you your birthday off
  • You get extra holidays after 3 years
  • You get the option to buy up to 5 more holidays after 3 full years at Smart Doors
  • Being invited to corporate events & team get togethers
  • The potential to progress to higher education

The training you will be getting

  • To achieve apprenticeship framework (Functional Skills, NVQ and Technical Certificate) within the specified time frame for Associate Project Manager Level 4  
  • Attend the apprenticeship induction programme
  • Attend all of the training sessions for the programme whenever necessary, 6 hours off the job training per week
  • Undertake any other required development work as part of the apprenticeship programme as requested
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by senior staff

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression onto higher level apprenticeships/qualification
& career progression with the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Based in South Yorkshire, we are a specialist team with over 65 years of collective experience of automatic, commercial and industrial doors.







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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This link will direct you to the Find a job website, to apply, click the green Apply of this job button, you will need an up to date CV to apply.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Jul 2024