Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeships : Commercial
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What is the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship?
The Civil Service Fast Track is a 2-year, level 4 apprenticeship. It offers you a permanent job in the Civil Service. You can choose one of 6 apprenticeships, each within a Civil Service profession, so whatever your interests there’s a career that’s right for you.
Civil Service Fast Track actively encourages applicants of all ages and backgrounds to apply.
The Civil Service supports the government to implement its policies and to deliver public services across the UK. Civil servants are working to make everyone healthier, safer and more prosperous.
What is the Fast Track Commercial apprenticeship?
A Fast Track Commercial Apprentice buys goods and services for government.
You will develop specialist skills that are increasingly valued by employers across all sectors. These skills are especially important in the public sector with the government spending over £240 billion across the economy every year.
Improving commercial skills is one of the Civil Service’s highest priorities, so you’ll receive plenty of support as you develop your abilities and build your professional networks.
Whilst working towards your diploma you will enjoy a wide range of roles each focusing on buying goods and services for government.
Salary and other benefits
Working for the Civil Service you will enjoy:
? a starting salary of £19,500 to £27,000
? a great network of apprentices of all ages
? access to a range of sports and social clubs
? flexible working arrangements
? a competitive pension.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for people with:
? a willingness to learn negotiation skills on-the-job
? excellent problem-solving skills
? an inquisitive mind – you should enjoy finding creative solutions to problems
? a desire to provide great customer service.
What qualifications do you need to apply?
You’ll need 5 GCSEs, grade C and above, or the new grade 4 and above, including English Language and Maths, or equivalent. (Or expect to have these qualifications by 31 August 2018.)
Please check you meet the general entry requirements, such as age, nationality and residency.
How to apply
Apply with your details and complete 4 short online tests. If you successful at the online stage, we will invite you to join us at one of our centres in Newcastle or London for a half-day assessment. Your reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, working with applicants with specific needs to ensure everyone performs at their best.