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We’re building bright futures through our wide range of apprenticeships.

We welcome the fresh ideas and energy that apprentices bring. If you’re 16 years old or over and keen to develop useful and relevant skills and start making a real difference for the future of Buckinghamshire, this could be perfect for you.

We offer opportunities in areas as diverse as ICT, Business & Administration, Customer Service and Youth Work. Whichever area you join, the benefits will be the same.

Apprentices 2016

Why become an apprentice?

You’ll have the chance to earn a salary while gaining valuable, hands-on experience. Plus, you’ll get to study for a nationally-recognised qualification, like an NVQ, together with paid holidays. Our apprenticeships generally last between 12-18 months, with time out of the workplace for study and assessments. During that time, you’ll also have our continual support and guidance.

We only ask that you’ve left full-time education and that you have the right to work in the UK.


 Our Christmas event award winners with Chief Executive, Rachael Shimmin, and Chairman Mrs Patricia Birchley

What our apprentices are saying


Chloe (Business & Admin Apprentice): What I truly love about my apprenticeship
is gaining the work skills I need for the future. It's preparing me for so many
different things. I not only have skills from a working environment, I’ve become so
much more confident.

Hannah (Business & Admin Apprentice): I can continue my education and earn
money at the same time which saves me having to get a part-time job over
weekends and evenings on top of my studies.

Tom (AAT Apprentice) - This apprenticeship has not only allowed me to gain a
qualification, but also gain vital experience within the work place. It’s allowed me
to gain much more confidence, whilst also helping me prepare for the huge jump
between school and working life.

Jamie (Business & Admin Apprentice)  My role involves working with different
teams & this has broadened my knowledge & skills. My confidence has increased, 
which has had a very good effect on my work and personal life.  I've also got to
meet some really fantastic people along the way, which makes my job all that
more enjoyable.

Sharne (Former Advanced AAT Apprentice): Studying as an apprentice eased
the transition into a real job. This is because I was familiar with the work and the
people I worked with. I don’t regret not going to university and I believe choosing
the apprenticeship route has been the best decision I have ever made.

Annual Apprentices' Away Day

From building crate towers to navigating a low ropes course, apprentices get to test out their problem solving and team working skills at the Annual Away Day held at Green Park. Watch this video to find out what happened on their day...

Current recruiting...

Advanced Technical Support Apprentice (Flood Management and Sustainable Drainage)

If you’re keen to develop useful & relevant technical support skills in data management, Geographical Information Systems, technical, administrative and project support and gain a Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship qualification this could be perfect for you.

We are one of the largest employers in the County, and our team investigates and plans for flooding across the County, in addition to responding to drainage aspects of planning applications. The work of the team is interesting and varied and you could be a part of supporting the work.

We are looking to recruit an energetic and enthusiastic apprentice to join us!

Click here for further details

Closing Date: 28th January 2018

How to apply

We work with South East Apprenticeship Company to recruit and employ our apprentices. To apply for one of our apprenticeship vacancies, please go to South East Apprenticeship Company website.