Apply to be an Apprentice

Apprentice Application Form Guide

This short guide gives some tips on completing the application form to enable you to provide all the information we need to consider your application.  If you have any questions about completing the application or about the roles being offered, please contact our HR team on 01264 368106 or by email at jobs@testvalley.gov.uk .

Personal Details

Please complete all parts of this section.  Please provide us with at least one contact telephone number and an email address so we have a few different ways to contact you.

Please state your top three preferences of the available apprenticeships. We will accommodate this where possible. We may consider your application against all available roles.

Qualifications and Training

Please provide details of any schools or colleges attended, the qualifications you have gained or are working towards or details of any training you may have attended.

We place a high emphasis on our apprentices demonstrating a positive ‘can do’ attitude with a commitment to learning new skills.  You will ideally have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above with Maths and English or an equivalent qualification.  If you have not attained Maths and English, we will support you to achieve these alongside the apprenticeship qualification.  For some of our posts, there are additional requirements, for example the need to be 18 to undertake the Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative.

Work Experience / Voluntary Work / Responsibility

Please provide details of any work experience, voluntary work or other responsibilities.  This may include activities you may have been involved with at school, college or through a voluntary club or organisation.

About You

This is not just a job opportunity – it’s the chance to start your career.  Use this space to tell us why you think you are the right person for us.  Review the opportunities available along with the person specification and let us know how you think you meet the criteria listed.

Please email your completed application to jobs@testvalley.gov.uk

We would prefer you to apply for these posts using the online form and emailing it to the above address.  If you would prefer to complete a paper application form, please contact HR on 01264 368106.