Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship

A professional development programme for aspiring and experienced project managers

If you are looking to upskill employees in delivering projects more effectively, the Level 4 Associate Project Manager offers a compelling opportunity to develop knowledge and experience through a highly effective training programme, fully funded through your apprenticeship levy.

Key benefits

  • Shorter 15-month programme duration.
  • Virtual delivery, removing the inconvenience and costs of travel.
  • Flexibility of regular monthly intakes.
  • Credible trainers, all with a project management background.
  • Dedicated skills coach for every learner providing 1:1 personal mentoring.
  • Fast track to University of Cumbria’s Level 6 degree apprenticeship – through our partnership with University of Cumbria, following completion of their level 4, learners can fast track to year 2 of their Level 6 BSc (Hons) Project Management apprenticeship degree.


Download our two-page brochure here.

Download our overview guide here.

Read Associated British Foods case study here.

Read Zoe Williams’ case study here.

Regulation and compliance

Provek is on the Government’s Apprenticeship Provider and Assessment Register (APAR). We had our first inspection in August 2023 where we received a good rating. See below the highlights of the overwhelmingly positive feedback that we received from Ofsted in our report.

Ofsted Good Provider

Feedback from Ofsted following our inspection:

“Apprentices enjoy a calm and purposeful learning environment.”

“Apprentices develop good knowledge and skills quickly because of their training. They become more reflective and can evaluate and improve their practice.”

“Many apprentices gain promotions or go on to further study due to their training.”

“Apprentices benefit from frequent opportunities to discuss their safety and well being with training staff.”

“Leaders designed a curriculum which builds logically on what apprentices know and can do.”

“Experienced project manager teaching staff teach engaging and effective online workshops. They draw on real examples appropriately to make lessons interesting and relevant.”


Next intakes

  • 19th April 2024
  • 22nd May 2024
  • 6th June 2024
  • 9th July 2024
  • 7th August 2024
  • 5th September 2024
  • 8th October 2024
  • 6th November 2024
  • 5th December 2024

Why work with Provek?

  • APM-accredited training specialist in project management, with 25+ years’ experience in supporting organisations to develop their project management capability.
  • One of the largest UK training providers delivering this apprenticeship standard, trusted by leading organisations including AB World Foods, Bosch, Fidelity Investments, GKN Aerospace, John Lewis, McCarthy Stone, Nationwide, Nestle, Royal Mail, Southern Water, UBS and University of Cambridge.
  • 99% success rate to date, with over 80% of learners achieving merits and distinctions.

What our clients say

“Provek have been successfully delivering our Associate Project Manager apprenticeship training programme to our employees for the past 5 years. I have always found Provek to be totally committed and very passionate about the APM programme, and the quality of the training programmes they produce are outstanding!” – Colin Long, University of Cambridge

“Provek have been super to work with, easy to communicate with and are really client focused. Their core values are similar to ours, so it’s natural for us to choose them for our Apprenticeship” – Andy Roughton, John Lewis Partnership

“…. Provek have gone to great lengths to understand our business and tailor the content of the programme to ensure that it is both relatable and relevant for our learners and drives value for the business” – Paul Croft, McCarthy Stone

“It was also a logical move to select Provek as the training provider, due to their proven track record of high quality delivery within this field” – Paul Ashbee, GKN Aerospace

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Who we've helped

Case studies

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Read examples of how Provek has worked with organisations across many industry sectors to deliver customer satisfaction and benefits.

What have our clients said


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Develop the project management staff in your organisation with the right standard, tailored or bespoke course and delivery option.

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Provek is a leading accredited training provider of the APM and other bodies.

Provek hold a AMP training provider accreditation
Provek are a PRINCE2 accredited training organization
Provek are an Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service ELCAS
Provek are Cyber Essentials Certified