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How can I apply?

Some ways to find an apprenticeship:

  • Apprenticeships are advertised through Find An Apprenticeship
  • Search employer websites and job listings for vacancies
  • Ask family and friends if they know of any employers who would be interested in taking you on

How to find the Technical Apprenticeship

Three colleges offer the RTPI Apprenticeship in Town Planning Technical Support:

Chichester College Logo            Oaklands College Logo           Bridgwater _taunton _college _logo2

They may be able to help you find a relevant employer - apply online at Bridgewater & Taunton, Chichester or Oaklands College

How to find the Chartered Town Planner Apprenticeship


The Chartered Town Planner Apprenticeship should be available to start in autumn 2019. Qualifications for the apprenticeship will be run by some RTPI accredited Planning Schools in England.

The following locations are scheduled for September 2019:

• Birmingham* (Entry point 2) - University of Birmingham - Email

• Brighton* (Entry point 2) - University of Brighton - Email

• Bristol (Entry point 2) - University of the West of England - Email

• Chelmsford (Entry point 2) - Anglia Ruskin University - Email

• Leeds (Entry point 2) - Leeds Beckett University - Email

• London (Entry point 1 and 2) - London South Bank University - Email

• Plymouth (Entry point 2) - University of Plymouth - Email

• Sheffield (Entry point 1 and 2) - Sheffield Hallam University - Email

Once you have enrolled as an apprentice you can apply for student membership of the RTPI.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Apprenticeships then please get in touch.

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