Apprenticeships ‘offer real options’ in the Civil Service


by LAUREN CODLING CIVIL SERVICE apprenticeships can offer a “high-quality” alternative to the typical university career path, graduates of the scheme have claimed. Implemented by the UK government, civil service apprenticeships offer a chance for school leavers and those looking for a career change to enrol for their courses. Applicants can choose from a range of options, with an eventual opportunity for a permanent civil servant position in a government department. Myrah Rawal, 22, recently completed a business administration fast-track apprenticeship, a two-year, Level 4 higher scheme. Each apprentice is offered a salary between £19,500 (or £22,000 minimum in London)…

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