Could you be a future Town Planner, HR Director or Social Worker? How about a future Director or Chief Executive of Milton Keynes City Council? There are many fabulous careers available in Local Government, take a look below for more information on apprenticeships at Milton Keynes City Council.
What is an Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a way of studying towards a formal qualification while working. They are offered to employees aged 16 upwards with no upper age limit. So, you can earn while you learn. As an employee of Milton Keynes City Council, you can join an apprenticeship too. Apprenticeships are delivered by Milton Keynes Professional Development Centre and other training providers, making them available to all employees.
Apprenticeships at Milton Keynes City Council
The apprenticeship programme at the Council offers a range of exciting opportunities to develop your career and life skills. 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.
How long do Apprenticeships take?
As an employee of Milton Keynes City Council, you can join an apprenticeship too. Apprenticeships are delivered by Milton Keynes Professional Development Centre and other training providers, making them available to all employees. Once completed, Employees can continue in their current role, progress onto a higher role, or participate in another apprenticeship.
Supporting you through your Apprenticeship.
We know studying alongside employment can be a challenge.
So, we support employees to determine their individual learning needs. Our specialists help to find the right apprenticeship and are on-hand to answer any questions employees have.
This will enable you to:
find out what to expect throughout your apprenticeship
clarify how much study time you will be eligible for and
access a comprehensive induction to the course.
There are 2 ways to become an Apprentice:
Become an employee and speak to your manager about possibilities for your career development
2. Apply for one of our apprenticeship vacancies here.
Whatever you decide, an apprenticeship that enables you to learn while you earn to improve your knowledge, skills and behaviours, is encouraged.
Before starting an apprenticeship, you need:
Evidence of Maths and English at grade C minimum*
Your manager's support for off the job training and assignments
A current related job role
To be aged 16+ at the time of enrolment
To be a UK or European Economic Area (EEA) resident, or
Have lived in the UK or EEA for the past 3 years and
Not be in full-time education at the time of enrolment
There is no upper age limit for becoming an apprentice. As supporters of our employees’ continued professional development, we encourage apprenticeships for all. * If you have not this or have lost your certificates, you will need to undertake functional skills in Maths, English or both, alongside your apprenticeship