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Apprentice Joiner – The Highland Council, Thurso


  • Location: Thurso
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Duration: Fixed Term for 4 years
  • Salary: £23,088 – £25,056 p.a

Year 1 & 2 – Living Wage = £23,088, £12.00 p/h
Year 3 – 85% of HC05 = £23,664, £12.30 p/h
Year 4 – 90% of HC05 = £25,056, £13.02 p/h
Full Trade = HC05 £27,840, £14.47 p/h

Contact Person: Colin Sutherland Tel: 07786 335242

The Construction Apprenticeship will provide an exciting alternative to full-time education and an opportunity to gain valuable work experience, skills and qualifications in a particular trade. Apprentices will not only learn basic skills but will be given the opportunity to gain more responsibility and put new skills into practice.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description attached here.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Work Experience (ideally in the industry)

Willing and keen to undertake relevant SVQ qualifications

Closing Date for Applications: 24th June, 2024.