Cost of living support
Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.
Learn more, earn more and kick-start your future career with an apprenticeship at Colchester City Council.
We currently recruit for apprentices in areas including People and Performance (HR), Community Enabling (Communities), Events (Amphora Trading), Contact & Support (Customers), Purchasing & Finance (Customers), ICT (Policy & Corporate). They range between Level 2 and 3 in Business Administration, Events Assistant and Infrastructure Technician.
The scheme includes:
|Annual salary||Monthly salary||Hourly rate|
|16 to 17 years||10,186||848||5.28|
|18 to 20 years||14,450||1,204||7.49|
|21 to 22 years||19,640||1,637||10.18|
|23 years and over||20,103||1,675||10.42|
Apprentices will be required to complete their apprenticeship and training before they apply for an alternative permanent or fixed-term contract role within the Council.
You can find apprenticeship vacancies in our current opportunities. These are advertised throughout the year as they become available.
You can also search for apprenticeships on the National Apprenticeship Service website. Here you can find vacancies in your local area or search for roles anywhere in the country.
We have internal apprenticeships for existing members of staff who are undertaking further learning as part of their development. These include Level 2 & 3 in Customer Service, Level 3 in Team Leading/Supervisor, Level 4 Data Analyst, Level 5 HR Consultant, Level 6 Chartered Surveyor and Level 7 Chartered Town Planner.
Whether you’re a school-leaver looking for your first job or want a fresh start with a new career, apprenticeships make great training routes for people at any stage of their lives. You will:
Our apprentices are paid the age-based National Minimum Wage. We cover all your qualification and training costs and offer these additional perks:
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