Apprenticeships and Trainees

Join Team Caerphilly… Caerphilly County Borough Council currently has a number of apprenticeship opportunities available across a range of council services …We are better together.

Applications for the below apprenticeships are now closed.

Housing Maintenance Apprentice

licensing officer

Our Award Winning Caerphilly Homes Team are looking for apprentices to work on site to repair and refurbish council homes.

The roles offer a unique opportunity to learn a skilled trade and enhance your existing skills in areas like Plumbing, Electrics, Carpentry and Plastering.


Licensing Officer Apprentice 

licensing officer

Caerphilly County Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Licensing Officer to join its dedicated Licensing Service. The Licensing Service is responsible for the administration of many licences including alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment, taxi and private hire licensing, gambling, street trading, scrap metal and animal related licences. You will learn as you work, shadowing other officers and gradually building up knowledge and experience to deal with different types of licensing applications and functions.


Administrative Apprentice (Digital Services)


Does the idea of working in a dynamic and highly motivated team appeal to you? Do you want to start a hugely rewarding career in administration?

Customer and Digital Services are looking for a proactive and motivated individual who has an excellent attention for detail and a thirst to learn to join their administrative team. As an apprentice you will develop a range of skills and acquire experience of working in a crucial support service.


Countryside Ranger Apprentice

Countryside Ranger

80% of the County Borough is Countryside and you will get to be part of the Countryside Ranger team as they work to protect, manage and enhance some of the most beautiful bits of the County Borough, carrying out conservation work, site management, daily task and assisting with educational activities no two days are every the same.


Countryside Ranger Apprentice (Invasive Non Native Species)

Invasive Non Native Species

Working within the Countryside Ranger team you will learn to identify, understand mitigate and treat Invasive Species within the South Wales valleys, working primarily outdoors you will also undertake environmental management of the diverse habitats and places that make up the County Borough.


Welsh Language Translator Apprentice


We have a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic and friendly Equalities and Welsh Language Team. We’re looking for somebody who’s passionate about Welsh Language and wants to contribute to improving Welsh Language service in Caerphilly county borough.

As an apprentice you will utlise your language skills and support the team to provide a effective translation service for the Council.


Administrative Apprentice (Vehicle Maintenance)


Are you looking to make a career in Office Administration? Does the idea of working in a small, friendly and highly motivated team appeal to you?

Caerphilly Council are looking for a proactive and motivated individual who has an excellent attention for detail and a thirst to learn to join their administrative team.


Environmental Health Officer Trainee

Student Environmental Health Officer

Passionate about safety?

As a student environmental health officer, you will be responsible for monitoring and enforcing standards of environmental and public health, including food hygiene, safety at work, housing and noise and pollution control, preventing environmental health conditions injurious to health and promoting good environmental practices.


Aquatics Tutor Apprentice 

Aquatics Tutor

Passionate about all things Sport & Leisure? As an apprentice aquatics tutor , you will enjoy going the extra mile to inspire our swimmers of all ages to lead healthy, active lives, build confidence, develop essential life skills and most importantly, have fun.

You will be ready for exciting challenges daily as no two days are the same within this extremely rewarding role.


Refuse and Cleansing Apprentice

Waste Strategy and Operations

Do you enjoy working outdoors as a part of a hard-working team? Do you love a physical challenge? We are recruiting for a Refuse and Cleansing Apprentice to join the organisation and play a key role in meeting the needs of the Caerphilly County Borough residents in the delivery of its Waste Services strategies and operations initiatives which are designed to minimise the impact on the global environment.


Highways Operative Apprentice

Waste Strategy and Operations

As a member of our Network Contracting Service, our teams ensure the highways remain safe and well maintained by carrying out a wide range of tasks such as highway repairs, minor civils, drainage maintenance, culvert clearing, gritter driving and emergency response.


Communications Apprentice


Our Communications Team deliver award winning campaigns, protect and enhance the reputation of the authority and support more than 600 services to communicate with residents regarding cradle to grave services. The fast paced environment is a great fit for those looking to gain experience in the marketing and communications industry.


HR Apprentice


This is an exciting opportunity to work within Caerphilly Council’s HR team. You will work closely with other HR Officers to ensure a high quality, professional, friendly and efficient HR service is delivered in line with the needs of the local authority.


Accountancy Trainee


We are looking to recruit an accounting apprentice and expand our dedicated team, this not only offers invaluable experience, but it also gives someone the chance for an exciting career in Accountancy, by supporting the candidate to develop their skillset and qualifications.


Automation Apprentice


Caerphilly Council is the perfect place to start your career in automation engineering maintenance.

Alongside extensive development of your technical skills, you will also grow your abilities in crucial complementary areas like organization, prioritization, data analysis and problem solving techniques, teamwork, communication, and presentation skills.


IT and Digital Support Apprentice

digital solutions

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Customer and Digital Services Team. As an IT and Digital Support Apprentice, you will be joining us at a pivotal time as we develop and transform our digital solutions for the organisation. The roles will be based across the service covering a number of key functions, such as technical end user support, web content and digital security.


Cook Apprentice 


We are recruiting a food-passionate apprentice cook to join our award-winning catering team. You will gain skills in leading a team of catering staff to ensure that a high quality service standards. You will have the opportunity to learn and develop in the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kitchen, with the support of a close-knit team.


Electoral Service Trainee

community engagement trainee

As an Apprentice with Caerphilly County Borough Council, we will give you all the support you need to become an Electoral Services Assistant. You will learn on the job from experienced professionals and, at the same time, work towards a qualification to support a career in Electoral Services.


Administrative Apprentice (21st Century Schools )

21st century school

This is a trainee opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the busy 21st Century Schools Team.

The successful applicant will join a dynamic team that is responsible for delivering 21st Century Schools projects – from the inception stages of securing funding and writing business cases, through to the delivery stages of the refurbishment / building of new schools and the reporting of outcomes in line with grant funding conditions.


Cook Apprentice (Residential Homes)

cook residentiel homes

We are recruiting a food-passionate apprentice cook to join our award-winning catering team.

With the support of a close-knit team, you will help prepare food for our residents across a number of residential homes.


Care Worker Apprentice (Residential Homes)

care worker

Are you a compassionate individual?

As an apprentice care worker, you will help residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care and support they deserve. You will assist with daily living, providing support and companionship – and sharing great moments and memories too. It is a chance to bring your dedication and compassion to a fulfilling environment.

Every day will be different, so you can expect to undertake work that is as varied as it is rewarding.


If you would like additional information on any of the apprenticeships or want to speak to a member of the team, please email to arrange a call back. Please include your contact number in your email.