Degree Apprentice Policy and Research Officer

Degree Apprentice Policy and Research Officer
(4 year apprenticeship)
37 hours per week (including 1 day at UCLAN during term time)
Foundation Living Wage Rate: £9 per hour
Attractive benefits package

 A fantastic opportunity has arisen for you to join the Council’s Policy team as an apprentice and gain a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management. You will earn whilst studying for a full-funded degree course, as well as developing relevant skills and real work experience to boost your career prospects. Successful students will also achieve Chartered Manager status with the CMI.

The apprenticeship will involve 4 days per week at work, with 1 day per week spent training under the guidance of business management specialists at the University of Central Lancashire at either their Burnley or Preston Campus.

This is a 4 year apprenticeship, with opportunities to apply for permanent roles if available.

Entry requirements

Candidates must have GCSE or equivalent Maths and English as well as one of the following:

  • 112 points at A2; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit; or
  • BTEC Diploma: Distinction* Distinction*; or
  • Pass Access to HE with 30 Level 3 points at Distinction; or
  • International Baccalaureate: 28P; or
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no sub-score lower than 5.5

Applications from candidates with non-standard qualifications, e.g. relevant work experience and / or formal qualifications from other subject areas, will be considered on a case by case basis.

View the Job Description and Person Specification for this role

How to Apply

To apply, please email with an up to date CV, our Equalities questionnaire  and a personal statement explaining how you meet our requirements and what you can offer the team.

Please also read our letter for applicants. 

 Vacancy Ref: 1077

       Closing date:   26 July 2019 at 5pm        

Interview date: 13 or 14 August 2019