Plymouth’s Next Star Apprentice

The search for Plymouth’s next star apprentice has begun, where one lucky winner will be handpicked for a career at one of the region’s most progressive companies.

Portcullis Legals has teamed up with City College Plymouth to launch the city’s version of The Apprentice in time for National Apprenticeship Week.

Four candidates will be chosen to take part in six weeks of tasks, working with some of the most renowned organisations in the region. They will then go before a panel of judges, where one will be chosen for an Apprenticeship at Portcullis Legals, supported by City College Plymouth.

The sought-after job will include working a four-day week at Portcullis, which made international headlines when it switched to the new working pattern in 2019. The role comes with a host of other benefits including a company laptop, £500 of travel costs and the promise of a long-term career with a close-knit team. The three remaining candidates will stand an excellent chance of being picked for a choice apprenticeship at another organisation.

If you are interested in taking part then simply enter your details into the form below, together with a description of why you should be chosen for the process. You have a maximum of 300 words.

The deadline for entries is noon on Tuesday 31 March.

Good luck!

  • In no more than 300 words, tell us about you and what makes you the ideal candidate for this position.
  • We want hear about some of your achievements or activities outside of education or anything that might make you stand out. Maybe you've been coaching a children's football team or volunteering at a local care home. Perhaps you have raised thousands of pounds for a local charity or maybe you won the Chief Scout's Diamond Award. These are few examples of the types of things we'd like to see.