Apprenticeship Officer

Job Overview

The postholder will provide a full and comprehensive apprenticeship recruitment service that includes: advertising vacancies, assessing and selecting candidates, matching applicants to vacancies. The postholder will have a caseload of apprentices and is responsible for monitoring and tracking progress, communicating with College staff, the apprentice and the employers to ensure the apprentice is successful on their apprenticeship and completes in a timely manner. The postholder will be responsible for offering the student advice and guidance, as well as identifying appropriate learning support which may be of a specialist nature.

The postholder is responsible for managing the employer relationships during the recruitment and selection process and acting quickly to resolve any employment and training issues. The postholder is responsible for establishing and building long term employer relationships, managing existing accounts, ensuring that all students and employers needs are met. This role will involve the promotion of training to meet contract targets, including apprenticeships, full cost activities and the full range of college provision where appropriate.

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus rated outstanding by Ofsted, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 day paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles term-time only contracts are available.


You will also find above average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.



Peterborough College, Stamford College

Salary (£)

Point 20, £23,146 per annum

Job type

Full-time, Permanent


30 days per year, plus bank holidays and discretionary days

Closing Date