The Welsh Government is advertising up to 25 apprenticeship opportunities in August. Those successful will start to be placed in January 2020. They will be contacting those interested in due course with further details on where and how to access the application.

This new 2019 Welsh Government Apprenticeship campaign aims to encourage more people to apply from all different backgrounds ensuring that Welsh Government builds on being representative of the communities they serve. There are numerous policies and practices in place which support colleagues and line managers to ensure Diversity and Inclusion is key in what they do and how they support staff.

Earn £19,240 a year while you train.
Get 31 days holidays, 10 public holidays and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a good work/life balance.
Study towards and gain an NVQ Level 3 for 18 months

Visit the Welsh Government Talent Bank to Register

For this Apprenticeship Scheme they’ll be adopting anonymised sift as well as ensuring the interview panels are made up with a diverse range of colleagues.

There are a number of staff diversity networks which have a healthy membership and allies schemes, these are forums where you can get advice and guidance, as well as enjoying network events and social activities.
These are:

• Disability Awareness and Support
• Minority Ethnic Staff Network
• Women Together

An apprenticeship is a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career.