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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council



Why choose an Apprenticeship with Aberdeenshire Council?

Apprenticeships incorporate a work based qualification (SCQF 6 or 7/SVQ level 2 or 3) earned while gaining valuable work experience in your chosen career path. While it’s great if you have some experience in the chosen area it is by no means essential as full training is provided from experienced colleagues during on the job training. We particularly encourage Applications from 16-19 year olds.

With a wide range of options available, there will be a Modern Apprenticeship, with Aberdeenshire Council, that will help start your career


What can an Aberdeenshire Council Apprenticeship offer you?

  • On the job training
  • Formal SCQF/SVQ Qualification
  • Valuable work experience
  • Minimum £9.78 per hour
  • 1-4 year Apprenticeship Contract
  • Generous holidays
  • Generous pension

For more information on the Apprenticeships available with Aberdeenshire Council click on the following links:


Business Administration

Care (Care Assistants and Homecare)

Craft/Trades (Electrician, Joiner, Mason, Mechanic,Painter, Plasterer, Plumber)

Construction & Built Environment (Graduate Level Apprenticeship)

Early Years Childcare 


ICT (Graduate Level Apprenticeship)




Apprentice of the Year 

Each year one of Aberdeenshire’s Apprentices are awarded the Apprentice of the Year Award. It is awarded on the basis of outstanding occupational progress, ability in their role, positive approach to employment and their personal qualities

Our 2019 Winner was Connor Buchan, Modern Apprentice Learning Disabilities at Ellon Day Centre, Connor provides support to Adults with Learning Disabilities.



Connor has become a valued member of the team in Ellon, starting at the Day Centre on a work placement then going on to secure the role of Modern Apprentice.   He has displayed maturity and commitment to his learning and his service users, and has now gone on to become a permanent Support Assistant.




NUS Apprentice Card 

All of Aberdeenshire Council’s Apprentices can now purchase their own NUS Extra Apprentice card. The card gives our Apprentices access to both online and in-store discounts, with over 140 UK discounts available on travel, food, fashion and much more.

If you are one of our apprentices you can sign up for your card here.