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Public Protection Apprentice

Salary details: Currently under review (for further information please email council.apprenticeships@kirklees.gov.uk

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Ref: AP 1300

Kirklees Council

Economy and Infrastructure

Commercial, Regulatory & Operational Services

Place of Work: Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield


Contract Type: Apprenticeship

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 03 March 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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Working as an Apprentice in Public Protection you will be required to complete an 18 month training programme that will be delivered through attendance at college or other distance learning methods. You will complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Public Service Operational Delivery.  College attendance and successful completion of these studies is an essential requirement of this Apprenticeship.

The role will involve working in a range of areas and assisting colleagues in service delivery and regulatory compliance.  This will result in an excellent learning experience of commercial activities provided by the Council, as well as regulatory compliance inspections and how all actions affect the residents of Kirklees, their wellbeing and protects the environment.

The Service undertakes inspections of foundries, deals with noise complaints, highways registry, pests and vermin, drainage inspections, food safety inspections, infectious disease investigations, consults on planning applications, taxi and premises licensing to name but a few areas. 

Given the above range of services, the scope for learning and development is vast and the role would suit someone who is enthusiastic, willing to work hard and learn.  This exciting opportunity allows the apprentice to get involved with and address problems facing Kirklees residents, find solutions and will provide an excellent understanding of a fast-paced and demanding public-facing service and of the difference such services make to customers and residents of Kirklees Council.