Project Control

Project Control – Level 3

Project Control looks at the methods used for controlling the implementation of a project. The key elements of control systems are discussed before moving on to review the methods of monitoring progress. The use of cost and earned value management techniques is a major focus.

What Will Be Covered:

Training will be practical using industrial equipment, tools and machinery found in the workplace.

  • Using technical skills
  • Working with people and managing yourself
  • Developing the project
  • Project implementation
  • Closing out the project

Career Opportunities:

Project controllers are involved in projects from the beginning. You may find yourself working in many different types of industries from shipbuilding through to house building or you may even oversee the construction of local hospitals to luxury hotels. When companies carry out essential maintenance work at their sites they need someone to “control the shutdown” to ensure that work is carried out quickly and efficiently to minimise disruption to productivity. This career path can take you all over the world managing thousand pound, or event multi million pound, projects.

Entry requirements:

3 GCSE’s A-C including Maths, English & ICT.

Additional study:

If you do not hold the relevant GCSE’s you will need to complete the Function Skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship. You will also cover topics relating to Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning, Thinking and Skills.

Location and Assessor Frequency:

1st year of the apprenticeship will be off-the-job and based within the training Centre at NETA training. The remaining duration of the programme will be based on-site within the workplace and will be visited by a Competent Assessor on a timescale that is relevant to the Learner.


42-48 months.

Technical Certificate:

This qualification assesses the specialist knowledge and understanding associated with the built environment.



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