At the Council, we are committed to providing opportunities for our young people. Over the passed year, we have invested in more than 120 apprentices. These young people will learn skills and gain qualifications in a wide range of different roles.
Some of our previous opportunities have included:
...and many more!
Modern Apprenticeships allow individuals to develop both their vocational and personal skills in a working environment, whilst ensuring that they reach a common standard of skills and knowledge that is recognisable to the industry as being a sound basis upon which a career can be developed.
The main features of a Modern Apprenticeship are:
If you're between 16 and 19 and seeking a great career opportunity, Dumfries & Galloway Council operates a high quality training programme that gives you the opportunity to gain work experience, qualifications and earn money.
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Skillseekers and Modern Apprenticeships programme offers a broad range of top quality training and work placements.
As well as gaining invaluable work experience in a busy Council department, you will also attend a Council training centre in Dumfries, working towards an N/SVQ. Trade apprentices will attend college.
While training, you will be paid a weekly allowance. Some weekly travel expenses might also be paid.
A high percentage of Dumfries and Galloway Council's successful candidates go on to fill permanent posts within the Council, with other local employers, or go onto further training.
Choose the smart option. Make Dumfries and Galloway Council's Skillseekers and Modern Apprenticeships programme your first choice.