Apprenticeships with Derby City Council

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An apprenticeship with Derby City Council is a great way to get work experience while earning money at the same time and developing your skill set. You will be doing a real job and work towards good qualifications that show you can do the job.

What apprenticeships do we offer?

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • Digital Marketing
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Other job roles, depending on vacancies

Why join Derby City Council as an Apprentice?

Our benefits include:

  • Improve your job prospects – many of our apprentices have gone on to successful employment with City Council
  • Receive the current rate of pay for our apprenticeships which is £129.50 per week, paid monthly (current at May 2017)
  • 37 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • 26 days' holiday and all bank holidays per year
  • Gain a variety of experience in one of our teams
  • Work towards recognised qualifications
  • Gain valuable skills, learning from experienced staff
  • Help and support from your manager, training provider and other staff throughout your contract

Are there any requirements?

These may vary depending on the vacancy. You will usually need:

  • English and Maths A- C or equivalent. IT skills are also useful
  • Committed and enthusiastic about working for Derby City Council and gaining qualifications
  • Good communication skills
  • Team worker
  • Customer focused

Where will I be placed during my training?

Derby City Council offer apprenticeships in varied roles and you could be placed anywhere across the city, including the Council House.

Where will I complete my qualifications?

You will have a training provider to deliver your qualification. There are weekly half day sessions in one of our training centres and some of the work is done in the workplace.

How do I apply for an Apprenticeship?

Find out the Latest Apprenticeship Vacancies‌

For more information, contact or call 01332 642633

Contact details

Post address:
Strategic HR
Derby City Council
Council House
Corporation Street
Phone: Apprenticeships: 01332 642633

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