Training and apprenticeships


On-Site Bristol provides apprenticeships in many construction trades. Apply on the On-Site Bristol website

Find out more about apprenticeships on the National Apprenticeship Service website

The Bristol Apprenticeship Scheme

Applications will open again in July for apprenticeships starting in September.

Find and apply for apprenticeships

Follow @BCCApprentice on Twitter to keep up to date with the recruitment process and find out what apprentices are up to.

This scheme has apprenticeships in different areas, including:

  • business admin
  • customer service
  • finance
  • media
  • horticulture
  • ICT
  • engineering
  • sports coaching
  • cookery
  • health and social care

You’ll attend college one day a week and work towards a qualification during your apprenticeship. You can also go on Bristol City Council training courses during your apprenticeship to get more experience.

We have a mentoring programme that is part of the apprenticeship scheme. You’ll get a mentor who is a former apprentice or an apprentice in the second year of their apprenticeship. They’ll give you advice based on their experience as an apprentice.


Training offered by Corporate Learning and Development

Training courses offered to BCC staff and independent and voluntary care provider organisations - includes health, safeguarding, IT, social work and management training. Find out more about our training provision.

Education and training after 16

A full list of the learning options for young people aged 16 to 18 in Bristol is on the education and training after 16 page - includes sixth forms, colleges, training providers and apprenticeships.

Training in construction

On-Site Bristol provides training in many of the important trades in construction, both for skilled workers looking for work and people with no skills or experience. On-Site Bristol website.

Getting back into learning or work

The Learning Communities Team run free short courses in communities across Bristol. Courses are designed to support people who have few or no qualifications back into learning and work. Find out what courses are running on the Learning Communities website

Other training pages on this site

Training courses for BCC staff, and care professionals

Training booking form for BCC staff, and care professionals

Food safety training

Advice about food safety training requirements for businesses