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Apprenticeships in Town Planning

The built environment is changing fast and, to face the challenge of climate change and sustainability, our future towns and cities need planning and planners with skills to help solve these issues. But you don't need to sit in a classroom all day to get them. By becoming an apprentice you can:

  • Start your career as a Town Planner and Chartered Membership of the RTPI
  • Achieve professional qualifications 'on the job'
  • Work alongside experienced professionals to gain in-demand skills
  • Earn a salary whilst you train

There are two RTPI apprenticeship pathways:


Please note there are different apprenticeship systems in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This page has information about apprenticeships in England. If you are interested in apprenticeships in the other nations, you can find out more:

Northern Ireland