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Hertfordshire Apprenticeship Scheme is an excellent place to start your career or develop new skills.

The minimum duration is 12 months. Some degree level programmes around 2-3 years.

You'll gain experience in a variety of roles across a range of services. You'll also have the opportunity to get qualifications, up to a postgraduate degree.

  • £16,755 a year (minimum)
  • Optional pension scheme
  • Generous holiday package
  • Exclusive discounts at 100s of retailers.

Who is an apprenticeship for?

  • Open to all ages
  • People with little or no work experience / qualifications
  • People wanting a career change

Qualifications available

A range of work-based qualifications are available, equivalent to an NVQ level 2 - 7. Includes engineering, business admin, leadership and management, and health and social care.

Find out how we’re using the apprenticeship levy to continue investing in our apprenticeship scheme.






Paid internships are a brilliant way to earn while you learn.

You can test out if the career you had in mind really is the one for you. It also looks great on your CV.

Aimed at university and college leavers, internships give you hands-on experience across a range of teams and locations, from graphic design to business administration.

  • £15,807-£16,781 a year

  • Fixed term contract (ranging from 3 months to a year




Work experience



Many of our departments offer work experience.

Want to spend some time with us to find out what we do? If so, you will need to arrange this directly with the relevant department at HCC.






Find out what it's like to be in contracted employment. Increase your career chances with valuable work skills and experience.

For Hertfordshire residents aged 16–24.

By the time you finish your traineeship, you'll have the confidence to plan your next steps into the world of work, apprenticeships or further education.


We don't have any traineeships available at the moment.

Register for our Talentpool and we'll let you know when something suitable comes up.