Apprenticeships at Milton Keynes Council

Earn while you learn!

Could you be a future Town Planner, HR Director or Social Worker?  How about a future Director or Chief Executive of Milton Keynes Council?  There are many fabulous careers available in Local Government, take a look below for more information on apprenticeships at Milton Keynes Council. 

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Why Milton Keynes Council?


The apprenticeship programme at the Council offers a range of exciting opportunities to develop your career and life skills. Our Apprenticeships are open to all ages from 16+, whether you are a school leaver, looking to re-train or get back to work following a career break- we offer entry-level apprenticeships at level 2 and 3 to Masters level Apprenticeships at Level 7.

Your training will be delivered by an approved Apprenticeship Training Provider, chosen for their exceptional quality and commitment to learner achievement. You will be assigned 20% of your time at work to dedicate to your training and there will be regular opportunities to review your progress with your mentor and Training Provider.

Be Inspired: Apprenticeships at MKC

Hear from our current apprentices at MKC about their journey. 

Apprenticeship opportunities


Entry Level

Our entry-level apprenticeships focus on the development of professional and transferable skills and provide an excellent platform to develop a career within Milton Keynes Council.

Candidates returning to work, career change or retraining

There are opportunities for applicants who are looking to re-train or return to work after a career break. Opportunities include Apprenticeship Programmes at Further or Higher Education level, Levels 4 to 7 developing your current skills set into an alternative direction.

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More about apprenticeships at MKC

Celebrating our 100th apprentice

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Employee Benefits

Our Employee Benefits package is now the best that it's ever been, with something to suit everyone, so there's never been a better time to work with us.

Annual Leave 

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From 27 days' annual leave plus statutory and public holidays

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Pension Scheme

Pension scheme with generous employer contributions

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Training and Support

Career progression and training opportunities

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Discounts & shopping vouchers

Including gym membership and mobile phone contract discounts

         Jobs and opportunities

If you're interested in doing an apprenticeship at Milton Keynes Council, click 'View vacancies' to view what opportunities we have available. 

"I decided to join an apprenticeship program as I wanted practical experiences along with the knowledge I would learn in class. I’ve learned a lot and even managed to make some friends as well. "


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