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Apprenticeship Scheme at Basildon Council

Basildon Council is committed to creating opportunities for all and to supporting young people in gaining experience and employment.

For those who have little or no work experience an apprenticeship is a good way of developing the necessary skills to enter the workforce.

Basildon Council operates an apprenticeship scheme in which apprentices take part in a comprehensive training programme leading to an apprentice qualification. Training includes: adapting to the work environment, understanding responsibilities,  health and safety, managing performance and developing an awareness of good customer service and what it involves.

Basildon Borough Council Apprenticeship Scheme (BBCA)

Basildon Borough Council Apprenticeship Scheme (BBCA) operates according to the standards laid down by the National Apprenticeship Scheme.

    This is a one year apprenticeship programme and the annual intake takes place in September.

    In addition to work experience an apprentice will work towards one of the following qualifications:

    • Business Administration (works towards NVQ level 2 or 3)
    • Horticultural Services (work towards NVQ level 2)

    On successful completion of a one year apprenticeship and having achieved an NVQ Level 2 qualification, an apprentice will undergo a 12 month review with their manager and be given the opportunity to apply for a second year apprenticeship to study for an NVQ Level 3 qualification.

    Apprentices earn an annual Salary of £13,614.

      On completion of the apprenticeship programme we will support an apprentice with:

      • finding permanent employment
      • developing interview skills
      • and preparing a CV.

      Apprenticeship vacancies and applications

      Apprenticeship positions are usually advertised in May however, it is possible that apprenticeships will be advertised at other times of the year.

      See current vacancies web pages for details of any forthcoming apprenticeship opportunities.

      Applications for any available apprenticeship opportunities can be submitted online.

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