Project Management - Level 4

Project Management apprentice Lauren Keyworth

"Everyone at TfL is really supportive and friendly. I'm really enjoying working with my team and learning how to be a Project Manager."

— Lauren Keyworth, Project Management apprentice

How long: 2 years

Where: London - Hybrid working within this role enables a balance of 50 per cent of time split between the office and home over a 4 week period. Hybrid working arrangements can evolve subject to business requirements.

Salary: £25,216

What you'll need

  • 2 GCSE's Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above (or equivalent) including Maths and English Language
  • Plus 2 A-Levels in any subject at grade A* - D or equivalent
  • You are not eligible for this scheme if you currently hold or are working towards a qualification at the same or higher level in a related subject or have already studied content from the qualification for this scheme.
  • You must be 18 years old by September 2024 to be eligible for this scheme
  • Please be advised that should you be successful in getting an offer for this scheme your offer will be subject to a satisfactory medical which may include but it is not limited to: drugs and alcohol screening, eye test and hearing test

Job overview

Our Project Management team is responsible for delivering the hundreds of projects and new initiatives that impact Londoners every day. From new cycle lanes, upgrading train tracks to designing safer road layouts.

You'll be a part of the team that delivers this investment programme to improve the network. Our aging transport network needs to be able to manage modern demands, in order to keep London moving.

What you'll be doing

You'll be supporting your project team in their day to day tasks, but no two days would be the same.

You could be:

  • Supporting the identification and management of risks to your project
  • Working with a planner ensuring the schedule is accurate
  • Drafting a report to senior management on progress
  • Working with contractors to ensure that work is delivered on time

The teams you work in will be various sizes but everyone, including you, will have a key role to play.

Due to the breadth of opportunities available at TfL, every apprentice's journey will be unique. Some of your placements will be in:

  • Surface Transport
  • Major Projects
  • London Underground
  • Technology and Data

Where this career can take you

On successful completion of this scheme, you could move into an Assistant Project Manager or Project Coordinator position. Any of these roles could lead to further career progression opportunities such as:

  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager

You can become a registered member of the Association of Project Management once you've completed the scheme.