Apprenticeships at Wakefield Council

We may have apprenticeship opportunities available throughout the year so please keep checking our website, though the bulk of our recruitment is in October and March each year.

Our apprenticeships are generally 37 hours per week, though 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.

When available, see the vacancies you can apply for now (a maximum of 3 at the same time) then click the search button.

Whilst we are not advertising, or if none of our advertised vacancies are for you, you can register your interest as more vacancies will be coming along soon.

Good luck.

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