For individuals

Why apply for an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships combine work, training, and study, letting you 'earn while you learn'. They are an excellent way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to follow many careers. There are lots of different apprenticeships available across a wide variety of job roles.

Does Newcastle City Council employ apprentices?

The council recruits apprentices in a range of occupations throughout the year. Council apprenticeships, can be found on North East jobs and the council job page.

Additional opportunities through Newcastle City Council

The council also offers learning and employment opportunities for young people who, due to their personal circumstances, are finding it difficult to get an apprenticeship. These opportunities are known as Pre-Apprenticeships and are aimed particularly at more vulnerable young people, such as those who have been in care. Check out the council jobs webpage and the North East Jobs website throughout the year for these opportunities.

We can help you find an apprenticeship with a school or other local employer

The council helps recruit and train apprentices for schools and other employers. Visit the Newcastle City Learning website for information on the opportunities available and how to apply.

The Find an apprenticeship website lists current local and national vacancies. Don’t forget to register on the site and ask to be alerted when any new apprenticeships are advertised in your chosen career.

For employers

Helping schools and other employers to recruit and train apprentices

The council helps lots of local business recruit and train apprentices. Employers can find out more about how to access this support by visiting the Newcastle City Learning website.

Did you know?

Every year around 1,000 young people from Newcastle take part in apprenticeship programmes.

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