Our built environment is changing fast and to face the challenge of planning our future towns and cities you need up-to-date skills. But you don't need to sit in a classroom all day to get them. An apprenticeship is a real job with training and can be a first step to a career as a Town Planner and Chartered Membership of the RTPI.
There are two RTPI apprenticeship pathways:
By becoming an apprentice you can:
- Start your career in Planning
- Achieve professional qualifications:
- Learn job-specific skills and work alongside experienced professionals to gain in-demand skills.
- Earn a salary whilst you gain your qualifications
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: