Apprenticeships at Hampshire County Council

What is an apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a mixture of on-the-job and off-the-job training for young people and adults 16 and over.

  • On-the-job, you will gain key skills like working in teams, problem-solving, communication and using new technology
  • Off-the-job, you will spend time working towards a recognised apprenticeship framework
Length of an apprenticeship

Your apprenticeship with Hampshire County Council will be for a least 12 months. During that time you will be fully supported by your manager. They will ensure that you progress in your studies and develop the skills necessary for your job.

Salary and leave

Typically, a starting salary for an apprentice at Hampshire County Council is £13,601.50 per annum. This varies depending on the role. You also receive a holiday allowance and some expenses.

Types of opportunity

We provide a number of apprenticeships that could help you work towards a professional and rewarding career. We offer hands on training, supported learning and at the end of your apprenticeship you will have gained nationally recognised qualifications. Apprenticeships are available in many different industries. This could lead you towards:

  • a higher level apprenticeship
  • higher education
  • skilled employment and further training
Apprenticeship levels

There are three apprenticeship levels:

  • intermediate apprenticeship (Level 2) - equivalent to five good GCSEs
  • advanced apprenticeship (Level 3) - equivalent to two A Levels
  • higher apprenticeship (Level 4) - equivalent to a degree
Earn while you learn

During study days away from your job, you will spend time working towards a recognised apprenticeship framework. Watch our video of apprentices at Manor Farm for more information.

How to apply

If you can’t find an opportunity right now, you can join our Youth Talent Bank.

Tell us what type of roles and opportunities you are interested in. We can then contact you if an opportunity comes up in the future that we think you might like.