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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council

Craft/Trade Apprenticeships


Apprenticeships in the craft sector, also known as trades, are approved programmes of training with Aberdeenshire Council.  These are delivered by the specific industry training board as you work or as day release to College.

Our Housing Service employs a wide range of Apprentices in many trades, they provide on the job training contributing to the maintenance of our council buildings and fleet of council vehicles.


The qualification for each Apprenticeship is specific to the trade and will be delivered as you work and with day release to college.

Time to complete: 2 to 4 years

Career Progression

Apprenticeships offer the opportunity to get hands on experiences and gain a recognised qualification, all while being paid.  Our Apprentices can continue into permanent employment as a qualified and experienced trades person.

The above job profiles are examples of what will be advertised. When applying for a vacancy the profiles attached to the advert should be referred to.

Apprenticeships in the trades are not advertised at any specific time of year, you may want to set up an alert in MyJobScotland so you are notified when one becomes available.