The Council offers a range of exciting and award winning apprenticeships. We are looking to recruit people who can bring fresh, creative and innovative ideas to the organisation.
We take on average 25 new apprentices per year. They vary from 1 to 3 years in length depending on the role.
The training and experience you will receive will be specific to the job you will be doing, this will help you towards your chosen career pathway. You need to think about the type of work you are likely to enjoy and be committed to before you apply.
The Job Profile, attached to each vacancy, will give more detail about the job. We have also included the following documents:
- 'A Day in the Life'
- Guidance Notes
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
We suggest you read through all the information before you decide which job to apply for.
The online application gives us the information we are looking for in order to short-list your application for an apprenticeship. You can save the application so it can be used and updated for any future applications.
Here is what one of our apprentices has to say about 'being an apprentice with the Council':
Apply for a vacancy
You will eligible for a council apprenticeship if:
- You have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years. (Some exceptions apply).
- You are not in full time compulsory education.
- You are able to meet the entry requirements of the qualification and to undertake the studying and coursework required to complete the course.
- You are over the age of 16 you can apply. If you are in Year 11 and age 15 you can apply now, but you must be age 16 when you actually start your apprenticeship.
After you've applied
If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you by email with details of the date, time location and details of what the selection process involves.
If you are unsuccessful on this occasion we will inform you by email and provide you the opportunity to receive feedback on your application.
The selection process will include an interview to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate what you can bring to the apprenticeship. You may also be asked to undertake some assessments exercises which may include literacy and numeracy test. You will be informed of this before your interview.
You will be required to bring documents to the interview that prove you have the right work in the UK, plus other documents if a DBS check is required. Please take time to do so as it will make the process faster if you are offered an apprenticeship.
- Email Council Apprencticeships
- Phone 01484 221000 (Please ask for Barbara Shakespeare)