Applications open for 50 Fast Track Apprenticeships in Manchester and Salford

The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme is now open for applications. There are up to 50 positions available across Manchester and Salford. The Civil Service is calling on ambitious people from all backgrounds to apply so the Civil Service reflects the society that it serves.

The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship is an exciting talent programme which allows you to earn a salary starting from £19,500 while you work towards a Level 4 apprenticeship, gaining the skills and experience that you’ll need for a successful career in the Civil Service.

Apprenticeships are available in:
● Business
● Commercial
● Digital and Technology
● Finance
● Project Delivery

Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service said:
“The Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme is a fantastic opportunity for young people in this country with ambition, talent and enthusiasm to join one of the greatest organisations in the country, at what is a hugely exciting time to be a part of the Civil Service.”

Fast Track Apprentice Aaron Steele said:
“ I got on the Fast Track Apprenticeship Scheme, moved to Manchester, and have been living in a dream world ever since, it has been a massive gamble which paid off. Take absolutely every opportunity presented to you, so many doors will open for you when you put in the effort.”

Once apprentices have completed the Fast Track, they are eligible to apply for a range of roles within the Civil Service, including the Civil Service Fast Stream. The Fast Stream is the flagship graduate scheme of the Civil Service.

You can visit the Fast Track pages on for more information about the different schemes, the eligibility requirements and information on the application process. Applications are open until 3 April 2017. Find out more about the programme in our digital brochure