Project Management

BAE Systems

Job Description

During a three-year Project Management apprenticeship you will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of different projects by gathering information about time, cost and quality constraints, identifying and analysing data trends and driving actions to their conclusion.

Whatever project you are assigned to you’ll be the eyes and ears of a project, ensuring that it stays on track. You will maintain, update and report on key project data, identify any potential issues as the project progresses and help make effective decisions to move the project along. You’ll be using the latest project management tools to assist the Project Manager in keeping projects on track.

As well as spending time in the office, you’ll also get out and about visiting key stakeholders in other buildings and locations. You'll be joining Naval Ships based in Glasgow who design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English plus 5 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths.

You will also be expected to be medically fit as deemed necessary to perform the role, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance. 


At the end of three years, you will have obtained an SCQF Level 8 Diploma in Project Management (equivalent to second year of degree study) as well as having gained invaluable work experience.

The Project Management Apprenticeship will enable you to develop core transferable skills and open up a range of career opportunities. The scheme is also accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Qualifications Achieved

Diploma in Project Management (EAL) (SCQF Level 8)