Civil Service Fast Stream

Project Delivery

What is the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship?

The Civil Service Fast Track is a 2-year, level 4 apprenticeship. It offers you a permanent job in the Civil Service. You can choose one of 6 apprenticeships, each within a Civil Service profession, so whatever your interests there’s a career that’s right for you.

Civil Service Fast Track actively encourages applicants of all ages and backgrounds to apply.

The Civil Service supports the government to implement its policies and to deliver public services across the UK. Civil servants are working to make everyone healthier, safer and more prosperous.

What is the Fast Track Project Delivery Apprenticeship?

Project Delivery is about change. It’s about doing things to help improve society and the efficiency of government. Projects range from new rail networks and hospitals to state-of-the-art I.T systems and transforming the way things are done in government.

The Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) is about £500 billion, and there is enormous potential to deliver these projects more efficiently. As part of the project delivery profession you can helps us to achieve this.

You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that the projects you will be working on are influencing the way people live their everyday lives across the UK.

Salary and other benefits

Working for the Civil Service you will enjoy:

  • a starting salary of £19,500 to £27,000
  • a great network of apprentices of all ages
  • access to a range of sports and social clubs
  • flexible working arrangements
  • a competitive pension.

What are we looking for?

You won’t need previous experience of working on projects. You’ll get the experience you need while you’re on the programme.

We would like you to have:

  • a positive and proactive approach, making the most of the opportunities available
  • the ability to balance your role in a fast paced project environment with your studies
  • good collaboration skills and a strong team ethic
  • ambition and take responsibility to make things happen
  • great verbal and written communication skills
  • good organisation skills with an eye for detail
  • a positive attitude to new challenges
  • the ability to see the bigger picture.

What qualifications do you need to apply?

You’ll need 5 GCSEs, at grade C and above, or the new grade 4 and above, including English Language and Maths, or equivalent. You’ll also need 2 A-levels, at grade D and above, in any subject. (Or expect to have these qualifications by 31 August 2018.)

Please check you meet the general entry requirements, such as age, nationality and residency.

How to apply

Applications are now open.

Apply with your details and complete 4 short online tests. If you successful at the online stage, we will invite you to join us at one of our centres in Newcastle or London for a half-day assessment. Your reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, working with applicants with specific needs to ensure everyone performs at their best.

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