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Apprenticeships combine work, training, and study, letting you earn while you learn.

Why apply for an apprenticeship?

Becoming an apprentice is an excellent way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to follow many careers. There are lots of different apprenticeships available across a wide variety of job roles.

Our apprenticeships

We recruit apprentices in a range of roles throughout the year.

Details of the apprenticeships we have available can be found on North East Jobs and the council jobs page.


The council also offers learning and job opportunities for young people who, due to their personal circumstances, are finding it difficult to get an apprenticeship.

These opportunities are known as pre-apprenticeships and are aimed particularly at more vulnerable young people, such as those who have been in care.

Check out the council jobs and the North East Jobs website throughout the year for these opportunities.

Public sector apprenticeship target

We were required, by law, to report every year between 2017 and 2022 our progress in achieving Government targets on employing apprentices.

For more information see our:

Apprenticeships with schools or other local employers

We help to recruit and train apprentices for schools and other employers.

Visit the Newcastle City Learning website for information on the opportunities available and how to apply.

The find an apprenticeship website also lists current local and national vacancies. Don’t forget to register on the site and ask to be alerted when any new apprenticeships are advertised in your chosen career.

Help to recruit and train apprentices

We help lots of local business recruit and train apprentices.

Find our more about how Newcastle City Learning can help employers access apprenticeship support.

Did you know?

Every year around 1,000 young people from Newcastle take part in apprenticeship programmes.

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