Course Content

Our new apprenticeship content is designed to combat these challenges, with high-quality SCORM compliant interactive learning that is compatible with all Learner Management Systems.


  • Introduction and project environment
  • Role of the project management
  • Project integration
  • Scope and schedule management
  • Cost and communication management
  • Quality management
  • Risk management
  • Procurement management
  • Stakeholder management 
  • Portfolio building
  • EPA preparation


  • Increase apprentice and employer flexibility
  • Improved apprentice engagement face-to-face sessions become more meaningful 
  • Programme duration reductions
  • Consistent approach despite potentially having more than one assessor


20% off-the-job training is anything that can help you gain new knowledge, skills and behaviours in your role. This programme is 18 months in duration.

Examples of off-the-job training:

  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching and learning sessions with dedicated trainer
  • Self-study (time spent working on assessments/assignments)
  • Training on a new process or procedure
  • Team training and meetings
  • Visiting other companies

The EPA will test the entire programme:

  • Technical competencies
  • Technical knowledge and understanding
  • Underpinning skills, attitudes and behaviours
  • There's three sets of criteria on which the assessment and grading is made. The what, the how and the with whom.


    Upon commencement, you may become student members of the Association for Project Management (APM) as the first step of professional membership. You will be eligible for progression to associate membership upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

    Full membership can be attained through further experience and professional development.

    To view Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours for this apprenticeship visit: Associate Project Manager - Institute of Apprenticeships