A council apprenticeship gives you valuable work experience, develops your skills and provides you with an understanding of the council and its services. It gives you a solid foundation from which to progress your career.

We offer apprenticeships in many different types of council work, including:

  • business administration
  • construction (electrical and plumbing)
  • customer services
  • horticulture
  • ICT

You can find and apply for apprenticeships at


We offer traineeship placements for young people aged 16 to 24 who don't yet have the appropriate skills or experience to secure an apprenticeship or employment.

Through an education and training programme, these provide essential work preparation training, English, Maths and work experience to help young people prepare for their future careers.

You can find and apply for traineeships with us at

Page last updated 10/07/2019