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Kick start your career with an apprenticeship

Get the work experience you need, learn new skills and earn a salary!

From small start-ups to multinational companies, lots of employers are using apprenticeships to attract talented young people into the workforce. From construction to catering, finance to fashion, there is an apprenticeship out there for you!



Apprenticeships at Hackney Council

We all have potential. Hackney Apprentices reach theirs sooner

There are more than 80 apprentices at the council. They work in lots of different areas including Housing, ICT, Plumbing/Electrical, Administration, Youth Work and Finance. Our apprenticeships are at Levels 2, 3 and 4 and usually last around 18 months.

We recruit regularly throughout the year and will have a big recruitment campaign in the summer. To see any current vacancies click here.

Who can apply?

You can apply for our apprenticeships if you live in Hackney or went to a Hackney school or college.

You can also apply if Hackney Council is your corporate parent, i.e. if you are or were in care.

Most of our apprenticeships are for 16-24 year olds.




Apprentice quote


"I have an amazing qualification and 2 years’ worth of experience in a competitive field. This apprenticeship has taught me that drive is more important than anything else and there’s more than one route to get to where you want to be."

La Braya, Digital Marketing Apprentice, at our Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony






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Looking for an apprenticeship?

Interested in apprenticeships and want some support? Try our free Hackney Works service.

We can help you with CV writing, interview technique and job applications. We also give you exclusive access to apprenticeship opportunities with local employers.

Please note, this service is for people who live in Hackney.


More Information

If you have any questions, you can contact the team at apprenticeships@hackney.gov.uk or use the links below.

For advice and guidance about apprenticeships, see:
National Apprenticeship Service
All about school leavers

To search for apprenticeship vacancies across England, use the find an apprenticeship service.



Information for Employers

If you’re interested in finding out more about apprenticeships and how they could work for your organisation, see our information for employers page.