Technical Notes 2021, Issue 62 - Early Careers Programme Launch

Report by: 
Ann Davie, Depute Chief Executive - Education, People & Business
TN Number: 
Early Careers Programme Launch
Responsible Officer: 
Drummond Stewart, Skills for Leaning, Life and Work
This Technical Note will be published on the Council’s website following circulation to Members. Its contents may be disclosed or shared outwith the Council.

This Technical Note provides an update on recruitment for the Modern Apprentice Programme and Graduate programmes (GRAD +).

Phase 8 of the programme follows on from the success of previous programmes and will recruit Modern Apprentices and Graduates into the following service areas:

Modern Apprenticeships

  • Early Years (12 posts)
  • Business Administration/ Committee Services (1 post)
  • Streetscene Environmental (3 posts)
  • Roads and Civils (2 posts)
  • Construction Management (1 post)
  • Youth Work (1 post)
  • Vehicle Technician (1 post)


  • Finance (2 posts)
  • Business and Digital Change (1 post)
  • Transformation and Innovation (1 post)
  • Corporate Procurement (1 post)
  • Civil Engineering (1 post)
  • ICT Infrastructure (1 post)
  • Human Resources (1 post)
  • Legal Information Management (1 posts)

The apprenticeships and graduate positions will be advertised on shortly with interviews scheduled for July with start dates in late summer. All of the apprentices will work towards relevant SVQs whilst receiving on the job training and a high quality work experience. GRAD+ successful candidates will secure a paid work placement for 2 years.

Distribution List: 
All Elected Members, Corporate Management Team, Executive Officers, HSCP Management Team, Corporate Communications