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Project Management Degree Apprenticeship 2023 SELLAFIELD LIMITED

This is a four-year Degree Apprenticeship scheme which offers on the job learning across a broad range of project delivery areas. Aligned to the Project Manager Degree apprenticeship standard you will gain Project Management experience whilst also gaining a professional. Project Management qualification.

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

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increasing to £20,346 in year 2, £22,598 in year 3 and £24,903 in year 4. Higher rates are applied to those aged 21 and over. You’ll have the opportunity to benefit from an annual bonus, linked to company performance, of up to £4000*

  • Working week

    You will be required to work typical office based hours at Sellafield Ltd, which is 8.10am to 16:20pm. However you may be requested to start earlier and work hours such as, 7.00am to3.10pm or 7.30am to 3.40pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    16 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Whilst on the scheme you will undertake six 6-monthly placements and one final year 12-month placement in Project Management, Project Controls, Risk Management and Construction/Commissioning/Pre-Operations
  • You will support and have real responsibility and accountability for delivering work on challenging, live projects and programmes.
  • As an integral part of your apprenticeship your progress will be monitored and assessed against government standard requirements. You will compile an evidence folder, demonstrating your areas of learning with accredited certificates of completion for elements of your training
  • Within the last six months of your apprenticeship you will undertake an assessment by an independently appointed organisation, where you will be expected to clearly demonstrate your capability to perform as a Project Manager

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will undertake placements based on either the Sellafield site or one of our various satellite offices in West Cumbria with day release at a local training providers facility.

  • Level 6 ST0411 Project Manager (integrated degree) Apprenticeship
  • APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
  • BSc Hons degree in Project Management

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship, we will look to retain you in a professional full time position at Sellafield Ltd. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Any Subject x2 (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science or Engineering (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any Subjects (Grade 96 UCAS Points) Essential

Things to consider

If you like to own a piece of work from start to finish and like being accountable for delivering work this is Apprenticeship you will get a great deal of satisfaction from. You will be working alongside world class experts in the industry and potentially leading on projects that are brand new and at the forefront of innovation and problem solving

About the employer

Sellafield Ltd is a global centre for nuclear engineering management. We pioneered the harnessing of nuclear power to generate electricity for the country. Now the world is watching as we set international standards in high-hazard reduction. In short, we’re at the forefront of the industry.




Sellafield Ltd,



CA20 1PG


GBS Recruitment

019467 81000

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Project manager (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Feb 2023