Information for job seekers/ school leavers on our apprenticeship offer.

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Being an apprentice is a great way to start your career and gain a recognised qualification while getting paid. 

Search for an apprenticeship

We create apprenticeship opportunities across a variety of different careers. With apprenticeships providing you with foundation experience (level 2) opportunities, through to some that take you to professional qualifications including degrees (level 7), giving you an opportunity to earn while you learn.

Our apprenticeship programme combines work experience, training and a competitive London Living Wage salary. We are always expanding the types of apprenticeships we are looking for, take a look at the ones we’ve been running over the past few years:

  • Accountancy
  • Adult Care
  • Business administration
  • Construction
  • Content Producer
  • Communications/marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Marketer
  • Hospitality
  • HR Support
  • Para Legal
  • Payroll
  • Solicitor
  • Sports and Health

Our apprenticeships are aimed at local residents, with priority given to care leavers if the minimum criteria set out in the job details and person specification is met.

How we can support you

If you’re looking for an apprenticeship, we can help you to:

  • find a suitable training provider and employer
  • understand your careers options
  • create or update your CV
  • improve your interview skills
  • complete job applications and putting you forward for council apprenticeships
  • search for jobs
  • providing ‘better-off-in-work’ calculations and benefit advice

If you need our help with your application, you can register at one of our job shops. 

Register with Barking and Dagenham job shops

Other local apprenticeships

You can find more apprenticeship opportunities and lots of useful information at the Find An Apprenticeship service website and the apprenticeships website. There's a useful apprenticeship guide at GOV.UK and at the National Careers Service.

Search for other local apprenticeships


If you feel that you're not quite ready for an apprenticeship, you should consider a traineeship. This is a course with work experience that get's you ready for work or an apprenticeship. It can last up to 6 months.

Find out more and search for traineeships at GOV.UK