About us

'One Coventry' is our approach to building a Coventry that works for all. It is not a programme with projects and milestones. It is about how we do things now and in the future. It's working together to improve people's lives and the city.

We are developing how we view modern employment routes into the organisation by embedding apprenticeships and work placements within our people strategies, talent pipeline and career pathways. We want to provide a modern employment offer and a viable route into and up through the organisation for both existing and new employees.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place to work. You will be joining us during an exciting time and your apprenticeship will contribute to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry.
As an apprentice, you will also have a dedicated Apprenticeship Advisor that will work with you to provide:

  • Mentoring to ensure you get the most out of your apprenticeship
  •  Access to additional learning and development opportunities
  • Pastoral care
  • Career advice and guidance
  • Employability support

Apprenticeships are a key part of our plans to train the Council’s workforce of the future and due to this we do all we can do to ensure our apprentices stay with us after completing their apprenticeship.

Overview of our service areas

At Coventry City Council, we enable individuals and families to achieve successful outcomes through customer contact, public health prevention and education and skills, adults and children’s services and provide support for the most vulnerable. The work we do improves people’s lives – from helping them into work to providing clean and green places to live, to keeping people safe and protected.

Business want to come and invest in the city because of the work we are doing. We’re providing jobs for local people and improving the skills of young people so they can be the workforce of the future. We are dedicated to delivering the city’s economic and cultural regeneration and delivering high quality services, including provision of the city’s highways, good schools, healthy and resilient communities, refuse collection, sporting provision and cultural life.

Areas of work

Our service areas include:

  • Adult Services
  • Business Investment and Culture
  • Children’s Services
  • Education and Skills
  • Finance and Corporate Services
  • Housing and Transformation
  • Human Resources
  • Project Management and Property Services
  • Public Health and Insight
  • Streetscene and Regulatory Services
  • Transportation and Highways

Apprenticeship vision

Coventry City Council's vision is to increase the apprenticeship and graduate opportunities by offering high-quality apprenticeship programmes across all service areas of the council, affording access to a broad range of training and development at multiple levels.

What is the role of apprentices in Coventry City Council?

We want to attract and develop future talent within the Council, by providing a structured apprenticeship programme which retains, develops and provides transferable skills needed to succeed in the modern economy.

Our apprenticeships and graduates present an opportunity to improve the diversity and inclusion of our workforce by providing people from all backgrounds with a greater opportunity to progress with their careers, and will enable the Council to benefit from a skilled, motivated, and flexible workforce. 

Apprenticeships and Early Careers team

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street

Telephone: 024 7697 6617