Derbyshire County Council offers apprenticeships

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Forty-five apprenticeships are on offer from Derbyshire County Council as the authority continues to find opportunities for young people to start their careers.

Councillor Brian Ridgway, Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Council Services said: “There are almost 3,200 unemployed young people in Derbyshire and we want to do all we can to find a brighter future for as many as possible.

“Apprenticeships offer a great way into the world of work and this year we’ve got a great selection on offer.”

The apprenticeships available are:

Health and Social Care

School Catering

Recycling Promotions (Customer Service)

Nursery Nurse

Building Surveyor


Tree Operative

Business Administration

Engineering Maintenance Surveyor

Landscape Construction

Landscape Operative




And a series of events have been organised for young people and their families to find out more, and take part in workshops on completing application forms and preparing for interviews. They are:

28 April, 3pm -7pm County Hall, Matlock. DE4 3AG

29 April, 3pm - 6pm Rink House, Rinkway, Swadlincote. DE11 8JL

6 May, 2pm -7pm Peter Webster Centre, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. S41 8LQ

8 May, 3pm -7pm New Mill Adult Centre, Springbank Road, New Mills. SK22 4AZ

9 May, 3pm -7pm Wilmot Street Centre, Heanor. DE75 7EF

Applications close on 18 May and all apprenticeships start in September 2014.

Further information is at or call 01629 535850/ 07824544226.