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750 apprenticeships in government open for applications

Applications have opened for 750 'Fast Track' apprenticeships in government, with a closing deadline of 3 April 2017.

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The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme is now open for applications. There are 750+ positions across 46 locations across England, Scotland and Wales. The Civil Service is calling on ambitious people from all backgrounds to apply so the Civil Service reflects the society that it serves.

The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship is an exciting talent programme which allows you to earn a salary starting from £19,500 (£22,000 minimum in London) while you work towards a Level 4 apprenticeship, gaining the skills and experience that you’ll need for a successful career in the Civil Service.

Apprenticeships are available in:

Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service said:

The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people in this country with ambition, talent and enthusiasm to join one of the greatest organisations in the country, at what is a hugely exciting time to be a part of the Civil Service.

Fast Track Apprentice Skeena Ali said:

You’re given a lot of support and management are very ambitious with your progression. The whole point of Fast Track is that you’re going to be one of future leaders of the Civil Service, so they invest a lot in you.

Once apprentices have completed the Fast Track, they are eligible to apply for a range of roles within the Civil Service, including the Civil Service Fast Stream. The Fast Stream is the flagship graduate scheme of the Civil Service.

Applications are open until 3 April 2017.

Read the apprenticeship scheme brochure.

Published 22 February 2017