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Search is on for 60 Modern Apprentices at Wheatley Group

The Modern Apprenticeships are open to people aged 16 to 19 – applicants do not require any formal qualifications.  Attached photo taken pre-covid. 

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Wheatley group are recruiting for its Modern Apprenticeship programme with up to 60 places available, with opportunities to join the Group are available in Edinburgh, Dumbarton, Glasgow, West Lothian and Dumfries and Galloway.

The Modern Apprenticeships are open to people aged 16 to 19 – applicants do not require any formal qualifications. The apprenticeships are funded by Wheatley Foundation, the Group’s charitable trust which helps tackle unemployment.

Wheatley Foundation Director Lorraine McLaren said: “Since 2009, more than 500 young people have joined the Group through our apprenticeship programme and have really changed people’s lives.

“It has been truly inspiring to see how people have grabbed the chance to take their first step on the career ladder with us and really build a career. I feel privileged to have watched them grow into their jobs within Wheatley.

“I, along with many of my colleagues at Wheatley, started my own career as an apprentice in the housing department of Glasgow City Council. I know how much of a difference that opportunity made to my life and what a brilliant opportunity joining Wheatley will be.

“You don’t need qualifications to apply, but we are looking for people with enthusiasm for the job and who care about our communities.”

Recruitment for the posts opens on April 30, with up to 60 positions being filled throughout the year. Successful candidates could end up working in the group’s environmental services or as trades apprentices.

Along with their salary, the successful Modern Apprentices will also get travel expenses, 28 days’ holiday and discounts on gym membership and driving lessons.

Applicants should apply to Wheatley Group by email with your name, date of birth, full postal address and a contact telephone number. The closing date for applications is Friday, May 28.

For more job and training opportunities with Wheatley Group, please visit its website or contact the group by email.

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