Camden Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships for 16-24 year olds

Camden Apprenticeships can support you in getting an apprenticeship if you:
  • are a Camden resident or former Camden secondary school student
  • are aged 16 to 24 years old
  • do not have a degree or Level 4 qualification

We can offer you:

  • information, advice and guidance to find out your interests and help you choose the right job
  • pre and post employment support, offering recruitment advice which effectively matches your skills to the job

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Current apprenticeships for 16-24 year old Camden residents, Camden care leavers or former Camden Secondary School students:

Current apprenticeships open to residents in Camden and other boroughs:

Current Apprenticeships with no age restrictions:


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Medical Records Apprentice

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is a national centre of excellence in the provision of specialist children's health care, currently delivering the widest range of specialist care of any children's hospital in the UK. It is the only specialist Biomedical Research Centre for paediatrics, the largest centre in the UK for children with heart or brain problems, and the largest centre in Europe for children with cancer. It works in partnership with the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH), part of University College London, and together they form the largest paediatric research and teaching centre in the UK.

•    Salary: £303.71per week
•    Hours: 37.5 hours (Monday – Friday)
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration
•    Based: London, WC1N 3JH
•    Closing date for applications: Friday 10th June 2016
•    Assessment : Tuesday 14th June                                                                                                   
•    Possible start date: TBC

To apply:

Read the attached vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV form  along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk    by 4pm on Friday 10th June 2016. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘GOSH’ in your email subject title heading.


LaSWAP Sixth Form Consortium is recruiting an Administration Assistant Apprentice

LaSWAP Sixth Form Consortium is recruiting a 16-24 year old Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden secondary school student to become an Apprentice Administration Assistant.

•  Salary: £187 per week, rising to £206 per week after 6 months
•    Hours: 36 hours per week (Mon- Fri) 40 weeks per year, term time only + 1 week at the end of August.
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Qualification: Intermediate Level 2 Business Administration
•    Based: Gospel Oak
•    Application deadline:  Midnight on Thursday16th June 2016
•    Selection day: Wednesday 22nd June 2pm
•    Employer interviews will be held: Week commencing 27th June 2016
•    Start date: 30th June 2016

You must be willing to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check

LaSWAP is a unique Sixth Form Centre comprising four small but closely linked school sixth forms that all work together to create our distinctive ‘campus’ feel. We help all our students make the most effective transition from school to higher education, offer them the widest choice of stimulating courses and improve their chances of getting into their first choice universities.  The apprentice will be required to provide a range of general and personal administrative services to support work of the consortium and to support sixth form students as required.

To apply:

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email (after you have seen the job description) explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘LaSWAP’ by midnight –  Thursday 16th June 2016


HM Treasury are recruiting a Corporate Services Assistant Apprentice

UK Government Investments (UKGI) is a new government-owned company which will oversee the activities of the former Shareholder Executive (formerly part of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills), and UK Financial Investments.  UKGI was established as of 1 April 2016. UKGI is wholly owned by HM Treasury.  It will operate as an arm’s length body of HM Treasury, working across government to ensure that publicly owned assets achieve value for money for the taxpayer.  
•    Salary: £384.38 per week
•    Hours: 37 hours (Monday – Friday)
•    Contract length: 18 months
•    Apprenticeship: Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
•    Based: London, SW1A 0PW
•    Closing date for applications: Sunday 5th June 2016
•    Assessment :Tuesday 7th June at 2pm
•    Possible start date: TBC

To apply:

Read the attached vacancy description carefully. Then send your  CV form along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk    by 4pm on Sunday 5th June 2016. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘HM Treasury’ in your email subject title heading.


Department of Energy & Climate Change are recruiting an Apprentice Corporate Services Assistant Apprentice

This is an exciting opportunity to provide support to the Director General of the Corporate Services Group.  This role is high profile across the department offering a fascinating overview of DECC business and how it operates, as well as a unique perspective on senior-level decision-making in both policy and corporate management spheres. You will work very closely with the DG, her Private Secretary, SCS leadership team, Ministerial private offices, the DG office network, Strategy, Finance and HR colleagues, as well as key stakeholders across the department and externally to deliver your objectives.

•    Salary: £426 per week £22,195
•    Hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
•    Contract length: 18 months
•    Apprenticeship: Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
•    Based: London, SW1A 2AW
•    Closing date for applications: Sunday 5th June 2016
•    Assessment : Tuesday 7th June at 2pm
•    Possible start date: TBC

To apply:

Read the attached vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV form along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk    by 4pm on Sunday 5th June 2016. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘DECC in your email subject title heading.


Bibendum PLB Group is recruiting a Company Administration Apprentice

We have an exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Bibendum PLB Group (www.bibendum-wine.co.uk) is offering an opportunity to a 16 to 24 year old Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student (who is eligible to work in the UK and without a degree) to become a Company Administration Apprentice.

•  Salary: Starting at £14,040 per year (£270 per week), rising to £17,550 after probation (£337.50 per week). You will be paid monthly.
•    Hours: 9am – 5.30pm Monday - Friday
•    Contract length: 12 months (with possibility to become permanent)
•    Qualification: Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
•    Based: Camden Town
•    Application deadline: Midnight - Wednesday 8 June
•    Selection Day will be held on: Wednesday 15 June at 10am
•    Employer Interviews will be held: Week commencing 20 June
•    Start date: June 27 2016

Bibendum PLB Group is an award-winning wine, beers and spirits distributer, dedicated to selling to all parts of the UK. The company supplies to around 4000 customers from Michelin star restaurants to international sporting and cultural venues.

To apply

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email (after you have seen the job description) explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘Bibendum’ by midnight –  Wednesday 8th June 2016


First4 Adoption are recruiting an Apprentice Administrator

First4 Adoption (www.first4adoption.org.uk) are recruiting a 16-24 year old Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student to become an Apprentice Administrator and study towards an Advanced NVQ in Business Administration.

•    Contract: 12 months
•    Salary: £241 per week, rising to £268 per week after 6 months, and £296 per week after 12 months
•    Hours: 35 hours per week
•    Location: Russell Square
•    Apprenticeship: Advanced NVQ in Business Administration (Level 3)
•    Closing date for CVs: Midnight –  Monday 6th June 2016
•    Selection day: Thursday 16th June at 2pm
•    Employer interviews: Week Commencing 20th June 2016
•    Start date: June/ July 2016

First4Adoption is the national information service for people interested in adopting a child in England. We give clear and impartial information about adopting and can put you in touch with adoption agencies.

To apply

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email (after you have seen the job description) explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘First4Adoption’ by midnight –  Monday 6th June 2016


Camden Town Unlimited are recruiting a Business Administration Apprentice

We have an exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Camden Town Unlimited is offering an opportunity for 16 to 24 year old to become a Business Administration Apprentice.

•  Salary: £200 (per week)
•   Hours: 9.30am – 6pm Monday to Friday 38 hours per week
•   Qualification: NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration
•   Contract length: 12 months
•   Based: Camden Town.
•   Application deadline: On going
•   Start date: TBC

Camden Town Unlimited is the Business Improvement District for Camden Town. We represent all the businesses in Camden Town and try to make it a better place to live, work & visit. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hands-on person to get stuck into supporting the projects we run. You will get to work with everyone on our team of 7, learning new skills from finance to IT right through to project management.

To apply:

Read through the advert and job description then send your CV Application form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk using the subject heading ‘Camden Town Unlimited’.


OCS Group are recruiting an Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative/ Gardener

OCS Group are recruiting an 16-24 year old Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden secondary student to become an Apprentice Grounds Maintenance Operative/Gardener.

•    Contract length: 18 months
•    Salary: £268 per week (£6.70 per hour)
•    Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm
•    Location: Waterlow Park, Camden
•    Qualification: Horticulture, Grounds and Garden Maintenance Level 2
•    Application closing date: Midnight - Thursday 26 May 2016
•    Selection day: Thursday 2 June 2016 at 2.00pm
•    Employer Interviews: Week Commencing 6th June 2016
•    Start date: June 2016

OCS Group is an international business focused on delivering sustainable solutions to complex facilities management issues. Our business takes care of essential support services, adding value on every step of the facilities management path, enabling our clients to concentrate on delivering their core strategies. Our OCS, i2Office and Cannon Hygiene brands are recognised worldwide for our in-depth knowledge and understanding, delivering specialist and innovative solutions while working to global standards of best practice.

To apply:

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email (after you have seen the job description) explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk using the subject heading ‘OCS Group’ by midnight on Thursday 26 May 2016.


Kings Cross Academy is recruiting TWO Kitchen Assistant Apprentices

We have an exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Kings Cross Academy is offering an opportunity to two 16 to 24 year old Camden residents, Camden care leavers or former Camden Secondary School students (who are eligible to work in the UK and without a degree) to become a Kitchen Assistant Apprentice whilst gaining an intermediate NVQ in Professional Cookery.

•    Salary: £217.50 per week
•    Hours: 37.5 Hours per week with the possibility of more as the service grows
•    Contract length: 12 months (with possibility to progress)
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate NVQ in Food Production & Cooking or Kitchen Services (Level 2)
•    Based: Kings Cross / York Way, Camden
•    Application deadline: Midnight - Wednesday 25 May 2016
•    Selection Day will be held on: Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 2.00pm
•    Employer Interviews will be held: Week Commencing 6th June
•    Start date: June 2016

King’s Cross Academy – a purpose built primary school offers a unique opportunity for children to make the most of their potential. Located in the Plimsoll Building, the Academy opened in September. As the King’s Cross community continues to grow, the Academy will expand to serve 420 primary school pupils aged 4 to 11, plus the nursery. King’s Cross Academy was developed and is being run by the same people who are behind the wider King’s Cross regeneration. They want to give their pupils the best possible education and access to opportunities, so they leave school with the achievements, aspirations and confidence to be successful at secondary school and beyond.

To apply:

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email (after you have seen the job description) explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk using the subject heading ‘Kings Cross Academy’ by midnight on Wednesday 25 May 2016.


Access Self Storage are recruiting a Customer Service Apprentices

Access Self Storage Ltd is one of the UK’s leading self storage businesses. Self storage is a rapidly growing industry, experiencing phenomenal growth and resilience, even through recession. Currently, Access Self Storage Ltd has stores in 56 locations, from Southampton in the South to Manchester in the North, with the concentration in and around London. There are 5-6 vacancies.

•   Salary: £170 per week
•    Hours: 40 hours per week
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Level 2 in Customer Service
•    Based: Multiple locations
•    Closing date for applications: These roles will close as soon as they have been filled.

To apply:

Read the vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk as soon as possible. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘Access Self Storage’ in your email subject title heading.


GP surgeries across Camden and Islington are recruiting Reception Administrative Assistants Apprentice

As Apprentice Receptionist at the GP Surgery you will be the first point of contact, ensuring that all visitors receive a warm welcome and excellent service. Also, you will assist the team in administrative functions to support the running of the Practice and contribute to patient care. The opportunity will give you an insight into business and administration role within NHS sector with long term prospects.

•    Salary: £160 – £190 per week
•    Hours: 40 hours per week
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate NVQ (Level 2 – Business Administration)
•    Based: Camden and other Locations
•    Closing date for applications: This role will close as soon as it’s filled.
•    Interview start date: ASAP
•    Possible start date: ASAP

Most apprentices who complete this course successfully are offered permanent positions with the same employer – often studying for Level Business Administration qualifications as well as Functional Skills qualification in English and Math’s (but if you have a recent GCSE in these subjects you can skip these parts of the course).

To apply:

Read the vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk  as soon as possible. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant’ in your email subject title heading.


Mears Care Limited is recruiting Health and Social Care Apprentices

Mears Care Limited is offering exciting opportunities to 18 to 24 year olds to become Health and Social Care Apprentices. Mears provides high quality and flexible care for older and disabled people who want to avoid costly nursing homes and would like to continue living in their own homes. Mears’ friendly, expert local care teams help thousands of people to live independently in their own homes. They support people of all ages, including people with complex conditions such as dementia or a learning disability, or those just needing a little bit of extra help at. There are 60 positions available. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS clearance.

•   Salary: £210 per week
•    Hours: 30 hours per week
•    Contract length: 12 Months
•    Apprenticeship: NVQ Level 2 and or Level 3 in Health and Social Care
•    Based: There are apprenticeship opportunities in each borough (Camden, Brent, Lambeth, Richmond, Hammersmith, Fulham, Wandsworth, Hounslow and Ealing.
•    Closing date for applications: Ongoing
•    Interview start date: April 2016
•    Possible start date: May 2016

Candidates MUST have minimum GCSEs E grades in Maths and English or equivalent e.g. Functional Skills Level 1 or 2
Candidates MUST be willing to undertake NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3 in Health and Social Care (alongside Functional Skills Maths and English Level 1 or 2 as appropriate).

To apply:

Read the job description carefully. Then send your CV along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by ASAP. Please ensure you use the subject heading  ‘YMCA - Mears Care Ltd’ in your email subject title heading.


 You can find more apprenticeship information and search for vacancies at:

National Apprenticeship Service

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Want some extra help to get through the recruitment process?

If you are 18 to 24 years old, you can be put in touch with a mentor who can help with application forms, interview preparation, help in improving your literacy and numeracy skills, or any other support you might need in accessing an apprenticeship. All you need to do is call 020 7974 6474 (Ray) or 020 7974 8778 (Joanne) and tell us you would like a mentor – we will arrange the rest.

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