Apprenticeships at Wakefield Council

Apprenticeship vacancies are now open, and more vacancies will become available over the coming weeks so please keep checking this site.

If successful you will start the apprenticeship in February 2019. Apprenticeships are generally 37 hours per week, but part-time roles may also be available.

Before applying, view our guidance videos and PDF links on the right of this page to help you complete your application.

See the vacancies you can apply for now (a maximum of 3) then click the search button.

See the vacancies >>

Good luck with your application.


Listen to what some of our apprentices think about being a Wakefield Council Apprentice.

If none of our vacancies are of interest to you, the good news is that we hold a larger recruitment campaign in the summer, and often we have a wider range of apprenticeships to offer. Rather than wait for the summer recruitment advert, you can register your interest to be on our mailing list.

In the summer we typically recruit in the areas listed below.

  • Accountancy Trainee
  • Administration - to provide business support to front line services
  • Arborist - Tree Surgeon
  • Civil Engineer
  • Customer Services
  • Data Information Systems
  • Health and Safety
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
  • Horticulture
  • Horticulture (Bereavement)
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Information Technology (IT) Programming
  • Information Technology (IT) Technician
  • Paralegal
  • Project Management
  • Play Area Maintenance
  • Property Maintenance
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • Road Worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Youth Work - you must be 18 years or over at the start of this apprenticeship

Videos about applications and interviews




Contact us

Jobs and careers
0345 8 506 506