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Why choose an RTPI Apprenticeship?

With an RTPI technical apprenticeship you can ...

  • Progress in your career.
  • Achieve a first qualification: Level 3 NVQ and Level 3 BTEC Diploma in town planning support.
  • Learn job-specific skills and work alongside experienced professionals to gain in-demand skills.
  • Earn a salary: the average wage for an apprentice is £170 a week, though for a planner it is likely to be higher.
  • Top quality training: get on-the-job experience and off-the-job training.
  • Become a student member of the RTPI.

The work-based NVQ Diploma has several different pathways, depending on what interests you and your employer. These include: Development Management, Planning Enforcement, Spatial Planning, Conservation Technical Support, Building Control Technical Support.

 

What do our apprentices think?

The idea of earning money while learning was also tempting but I think being able to get work experience as well as a qualification puts you in a much better position in the end.

I feel this course will give me the edge, especially when I have completed my degree, I will have the relevant qualification and the experience.

To find out more about what it's like to be an apprentice from our apprentices themselves, listen to our podcast.

All apprentices can become free student members of the RTPI. Following completion, you could progress to Chartered Membership through Higher Education or by completing sufficient work experience.

How can I apply?

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