Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Six new apprenticeship posts announced by #WestBerks Council

Date: 14 October 2014

Six new apprenticeship posts announced

The autumn round of apprentice recruitment has been launched by West Berkshire Council. The council works in partnership with West Berkshire Training Consortium (WBTC) to help apprentices achieve an Intermediate Apprenticeship award during their year in employment.

Alan Law, West Berkshire's Executive Councillor for Human Resources,  said: "I'm delighted by the continued success of West Berkshire's apprenticeship scheme. Our scheme is a great way to earn while learning and get young people on the ladder to real career opportunities."

The apprenticeships on offer are for the roles of:

Parking officer;
Activity worker;
Trading Standards Administrator;
Library Assistant;
Waste Management;
Licensing Administrator.

Visit for further information and details on how to apply.
Applicants are advised to search using the term ‘Apprentice’ in the keyword section on the West Berkshire Council vacancy home page.

From October 1 2014, apprentices will receive the National Minimum Wage; £3.79 per hour if under 18, increasing to £5.13 per hour if aged 18 to 20 years old.

Please note due to government funding restrictions, West Berkshire Council will only accept applications from those aged 16 - 19 years old on the start date of apprenticeship.
WBTC can provide applicants with advice and guidance on:
1.     How to apply on line
2.     The best way to present your skills and experience
3.     What is involved in a West Berkshire Council Apprenticeship
4.     How to prepare if you get an interview with West Berkshire Council
 Contact Jaskiran at WBTC on 01635 35975 or email her on to arrange.

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