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Town Planning Apprentice (Level 3)

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Various Suffolk Councils
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15 July 2019 01:00 PM
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This advert is on behalf of the district and borough councils of Suffolk as well as Suffolk County Council.

Fixed term for 2 years.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our two year Level 3 Town Planning Apprenticeship Scheme with fully supported study.  Combining a job with block release training, you will gain a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Town Planning Technical Support and an ABBE Level 3 NVQ in Town Planning Technical Support from Chichester College in West Sussex.

Town Planning is about shaping places; places where people want to live, work and do business.  You will be working with communities, developers, housebuilders and the wider public sector to plan Suffolk’s future.

The apprenticeship is aimed at those looking for their first position in Town Planning.

You will need to have:

  • 5 GCSEs (Grades 9 – 5) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • IT skills
  • an interest in how places adapt and develop to meet future needs
  • a willingness to learn and be self-motivated
  • a customer focused approach
  • good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • a commitment to study and learn outside work.

Please read the Recruitment Brochure and Job and Person Profile, as they contain useful information for your application.

For an informal discussion only, please contact Karen Chapman on 07500 890397. 

Closing date: 15 July 2019.

Interview date: 26 July 2019.

Apprenticeships have changed, there is now no upper age limit on being an apprentice and we welcome applications from anyone who is interested in starting or further developing their career in this area.   For more information on who is eligible to apply for an apprenticeship please click here.

Please note there is no guarantee of a permanent position. We believe that the experience you will gain throughout your apprenticeship will significantly enhance your ability to find employment inside or outside our organisations.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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