Town Planner Degree Apprentice

Liverpool City Council

Apprenticeship summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Liverpool City Council; the Planning team are looking to recruit 4 Town Planner Degree Apprentices. This is a 5 year apprenticeship. Applicants would be required to carry out the course at Sheffield Hallam University and prior to applying, should check to see if they qualify for enrolment.

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Closing date: May 17, 2024

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Expected duration (weeks):
Positions (available):
Date posted:
May 3, 2024
Possible start date:
June 24, 2024
Apprenticeship level:


  • Assist in the preparation & review, implementation, and monitoring of the Liverpool Local Plan
  • Provide support to senior officers in preparation and review of the statutory development plan and other planning policies, including public consultation, Examination in Public, research, data collection, survey and analysis
  • Assist in undertaking key survey and analysis work to inform monitoring work including the preparation of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment, and Authority Monitoring Report

There are two entry points for this apprenticeship: year 1 for those with A levels or who need further support, and year 3 for postgraduate level employees with an undergraduate degree.

You will study at Sheffield Hallam University and you will undertake study the Chartered Town Planner (Degree) Standard, which includes the following:

  • Environmental planning
  • Urban design and development
  • Planning for housing
  • Historic environment
  • Transport and infrastructure
  • Economic development
  • Planning for health 

  • The possibility of a full time permanent position (subject to budget)


Liverpool City Council

The city of Liverpool is world-famous for its cultural offer, and our greatest asset is our people. Our residents deserve the very best from those who serve them and have a council they can be proud of - and you can help play a part in this. We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive, and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Chartered town planner (degree) (level 7)