Apprenticeship Opportunities with Newcastle City Council

Looking for the opportunity to earn while you learn?  Why not consider an apprenticeship with Newcastle City Council?

For many years, our established apprenticeship programme has provided real employment opportunities for people looking to learn a new trade, with full training and support as well as the chance to earn while you learn.  We pride ourselves on providing a quality working environment, where you’ll be supported to reach your true potential and achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

Right now, our Building & Commercial Division, part of Newcastle City Council’s Communities Directorate is seeking applications from anyone interested in pursuing an apprenticeship in the following occupations:

  • Construction Technician
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Joinery
  • Plastering
  • Bricklaying
  • Vehicle Mechanic
  • Business Development

We’re also looking to fill a number of pre-apprenticeship opportunities in various construction trades.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals that want to make the most of an apprenticeship opportunity and we’re happy to receive applications from anyone, regardless of gender identity, relationship status, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age or belief.  In terms of education, we’re looking for individuals who have at least 3 GCSE’s Grade C or above, including Maths, English and one science although for Pre-apprenticeships, you need no formal qualifications as you will be expected to complete a basic qualification in Maths and English as part of your study programme.


These opportunities will be advertised with North East Jobs from Friday 23 May 2014 until Friday 6 June.  During this time, you can download a full job description, a person specification and an application form from www.

Anyone interested in applying must complete an application form and return it to us by post (email applications will NOT be accepted).   Applications should be sent to the address below to arrive no later than Friday 13 June 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Paul Maddison
Apprentice Manager
Allendale Road
Newcastle NE6 2SZ
Newcastle City Council

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