An apprenticeship provides on the job training and development. The training is fully funded so it doesn’t cost you a thing, plus the roles are salaried so you’ll earn while you learn. Apprenticeships provide the skills you’ll need to effective in a role with us so with very few exceptions, you don’t need to have related work experience or qualifications to apply.

We’ll give you a minimum of 20% of your paid working hours to focus on developing your skills, so you won’t have to study in your own time. You’ll also be part of a larger apprentice community so you’ll have a chance to get to know people outside of your own team.

Find out how our recruitment process works.

Fast stream

The Civil Service Fast Stream is the Civil Service’s flagship leadership development programme, developing people from a wide range of backgrounds who have the potential to become our future senior leaders.

You can find details on the programme and how and when to apply on the fast stream website.