We are on the lookout for talent like you – students and school leavers who are passionate about technology and hungry to learn. Our higher apprenticeship programmes are great for School Leavers that have a career path in mind and want to learn whilst earning at the same time. We have various apprenticeship programmes across our business and not only will you enjoy the benefits of a permanent, full-time employment contract, you can look forward to the structured training, hands-on learning, and the support and encouragement you need to get your career off to a strong start. 
The best thing about joining us is that while you may start working in one area, the opportunity to move internally is huge, so you can take control of your career from your first day. And with open-ended prospects for advancement, you’ll have every opportunity to reach the top. We work in a project based environment and you will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of roles, industries and locations - there is no ‘typical day’. Your work really will vary and that’s the exciting part, it is up to you to shape and develop your career in the direction you want to go, but with the care and support of others. 

Project Management

Our Project Management Apprenticeship is great for School Leavers who have a career path in mind and want to learn whilst earning at the same time.




The programme

Our Project Management Higher Apprenticeship is run in partnership with our training provider, QA Apprenticeships. It is an 18-24 month programme with in-classroom training over the course of your apprenticeship and you will have QA Apprenticeship Coach support throughout the apprenticeship. What’s even better is that your learning is complemented by on-the-job training on real projects!


- Stakeholder and communications management
- Budgeting and cost control
- Risk and issue management
- Business case and benefits
- Resource management
- Scope management
- Consolidated planning
- Contract management and procurement
- Leadership Collaboration and team work


To have or be predicated to achieve at least 64 UCAS points across two A-Levels (or equivalent) at grade C or above (excluding general studies) including a computing/IT/STEM subject gained in the same academic year or a completed Advanced IT Apprenticeship.

A minimum of five A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent), including English, Maths and Science.
We also look for people with a passion for business, IT and a willingness to learn!

Application process

Read more about our application process.


Read our frequently asked questions.


To support you, you will have a designated manager who will support you with your career development and professional conduct. You will also have Line Managers on your projects that look after you on a day-by-day basis and a ‘Buddy’ which is a current or graduated student of a school leaver programme to help you with anything else you may need.


We believe that diversity makes a more effective workplace, sparking innovation and creativity by bringing together different perspectives and attitudes. We are committed to fostering an open, inclusive working environment that provides equal opportunities for all, and where diversity is championed at all levels of the business.

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About CGI

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Our benefits

If the words ownership, listening, recognition, health and well-being resonate with you, learn more about CGI’s competitive benefits programme.



Career development

CGI invests in programmes to help build the skills you need to respond to clients’ evolving digital needs and realise your career aspirations.