Apprenticeships

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Do you want to learn how to do a job, gain valuable skills, qualifications and get paid? then an apprenticeship may be the right choice for you.

Potential is what interests us; we are committed to helping people unlock their talent and grow.

Currently, Bexley is working with apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Customer Service
  • Accountancy
  • Management
  • Housing
  • Building Control
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Teaching and Learning Support

Applicants must be prepared to combine their on-the-job learning whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

All apprentices are employed from day one on a fixed term contract. Successful applicants receive the same benefits as any other new employee. Most apprentices progress on to higher levels or employment at the end of the scheme.

Apprenticeship level Duration of scheme Annual salary
2 12 months £8,042
3 18 months £14,073

Who should apply?

Anyone who has:

  • at least 5 GCSEs A-F (including Maths and English) or equivalent
  • a keen interest in Local Government
  • enthusiasm to learn on the job
  • the determination to gain a formal qualification
  • priority is given to Bexley residents

Set criteria may apply for certain roles. These are listed on the placement descriptions for the individual apprenticeships.

To apply please use the apprenticeship application form with the name of the vacancy you wish to apply for. 

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Building Control 

Duration: two years 
Qualification: Level 3 Surveying/Building Control Technician
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath DA6 7AT 
Department: Building Services 
Hours: 36 per week
Salary: £14,073 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 1 July 2019 

Placement description (PDF, 209KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Facilities Management

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Facilities Management
Location: Parkway Primary School, Alsike Road, Erith DA18 4DP
Hours: 36 per week
Salary: £8,042 per annum
Closing date: Friday 28th June 2019
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 8th July 2019

Placement description (PDF, 176KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Purchasing

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Business Administration
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath DA6 7AT
Department: Finance and Procurement
Hours: 36 per week
Salary: £8,042 per annum
Closing date: Monday 8th July 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 17th July 2019

Placement description (PDF, 137KB)