Access to Apprenticeship Programme
Access to Apprenticeship programme are offering 15 places to help young people aged 16-24 who need an extra boost in gaining an apprenticeship placement.
Access to Apprenticeship is a two week programme, designed to help young people aged 16-24 who would like an apprenticeship, but need extra help in gaining one.
This programme helps you develop your employability skills so you can confidently apply for an apprenticeship either with us or with another employer.
We cannot guarantee an apprenticeship, but if you show the right attitude and commitment our dedicated team will work with you to help you achieve your goals. Many people who attended our previous programmes are now completing an apprenticeship with the Council.
Features and benefits of the programme
Designed and delivered by an employer

A chance to develop your commitment, reliability and work ethic
Support to apply for real apprenticeships within the Council
Valuable work experience opportunities
Certificate of completion
Reference provided

Week 1 and 2 includes classroom-based employability sessions, including, Customer Service, Confidence, interview skills and many more.
Course dates
The next Access to Apprenticeship programme runs from Monday 11 May to Friday 22 May 2015.
Sessions run from 9.30am - 1pm and will include two weeks of sessions on developing employability skills we value as an employer.
How to apply
Please complete the application form and return it by e-mail to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Closing date
The closing date for all applications is:  1 May 2015
Additional information
If successful at the application form stage you will have to attend an initial interview on 6 May 2015: Please make sure you are able to attend all the above dates before applying for the Access to Apprenticeship Programme.
Dates for future programmes
28 September to 2 October 2015
1 to 12 February 2016
For further information about the Access to Apprenticeship Programme, please contact us.
Entry to Employment team
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tel: 024 7683 3426
1b Lamb Street