Project controls technician apprenticeship

Analyse performance data on engineering, manufacturing, construction and infrastructure projects

A project controls technician controls, monitors and systematically analyses progress and performance data on engineering, manufacturing, construction and infrastructure projects. As an apprentice, you’ll develop the strong analytical skills required and a practical approach to interpreting technical information. During the project controls technician apprenticeship you’ll learn to use specific, complex software tools to undertake a range of project controls tasks, including identifying the right data for scrutinising progress; setting baseline targets; tracking progress and performance; forecasting trends; identifying, modelling and anticipating deviations from baseline; assessing the impact of design/construction changes; and using insight to recommend early preventative and remedial actions. Project control includes the technical disciplines of estimating, planning, scheduling and cost engineering for which this apprenticeship gives a good grounding.


Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies and maths

Entry requirements for the project controls technician apprenticeship: Five GCSE, including maths and English language, or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £33,000 per annum

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