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Kittybrewster Complex, Aberdeen, AB25 3RF
£6.92 - £13.39 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Purpose:

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this linkand the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for."

Location: Kittybrewster Complex, Aberdeen

Duration: Fixed Term, Full Time

We have several craft apprenticeship posts available within Building Services. These provide a great opportunity if you wish to learn a trade assisting and learning from participating in the provision of building maintenance by carrying out repairs and upgrading of Council properties, working with experienced tradespeople who will help you attain a recognised qualification over a 4 year period and develop you to reach your full potential.

Applicants may be required to undertake and pass a relevant skills test depending on trade applied for.  It would be beneficial if you have passed the relevant skills test in advance of submitting your application – contact the training provider listed with each post below for further information.

You may apply for up to 2 types of apprenticeship and should indicate your 1st and 2nd choices in your application.

Electrician £7.21 - £12.26 per hour (Will need to sit a pre employment test once registered with SECTT)

Joiner £6.92 - £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB)

Painter £6.92 - £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB)

Plasterer £6.92 - £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB - will need to attend Edinburgh college).

Lift Engineer £7.87 £13.39 per hour - aj ak" dir="ltr">Tullos Training (Should sit the Tullos Training aptitude test)

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

National 4 English and Maths (or equivalent) or be working towards

Candidates will be required to undertake and pass a relevant skills test as part of the 
recruitment process

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

Skills & Experience in:

A basic understanding of a preferred trade

An understanding of Customer Care

Commitment to:

Fulfilling the requirements of learning the preferred trade through college and on the 
job training

Understanding of:

The need to communicate effectively

The need to understand and follow instructions

The need to work as part of a Team

The ability to adapt to change

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at