Apprenticeships at Somerset County Council

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Here at Somerset County Council we’re looking for apprentices with new ideas and a can do attitude to help us deliver public services for the people of Somerset.  We deliver a diverse number of services, from social care and flood protection to civil engineering and cyber security. Working as an Apprentice with us is a fantastic opportunity to start or progress your career within the public sector. We want to learn as much from our apprentices as they learn from us.

Our apprenticeships

We offer opportunities in ICT, Business Administration, Finance and Children’s Services as well as a number of other areas. Whichever team you work in you will receive the support you need to reach your potential.  See our current exciting Apprenticeship opportunities here.

Who can be an apprentice?

Our apprenticeships aren’t only for school and college leavers – you might be a graduate, changing careers or perhaps already working at Somerset County Council.  If you’re keen to learn and want to make a difference, an apprenticeship with us will be a great opportunity for you.

Meet our apprentices

Jordon O’Grady, ICT Apprentice

Maria Maitland-Cullen, Project Management Apprentice

Recruitment process

Step 1 – Apply online

Step 2 – Application review

Step 3 – Interview

Step 4 – Offer made

Step 5 – Pre-employment checks and on-boarding


See our current Apprenticeship opportunities here.

Contact us

If you’d like to have a chat about any of our apprenticeships please contact us using the details below.


Tel no: 01823 356211