THT Academy

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Apprenticeship Vacancies

Our Academy provides apprenticeship positions to a diverse range of people, from school and college leavers, recent graduates and those seeking a career change.

Supporting our colleagues to achieve their potential is important to us at THT, which is why we help you develop key skills, gain valuable experience and achieve career interests. By joining our Academy, you will be provided with enriching work-based learning because we know that’s the way we learn best, with opportunities across a wide range of exciting roles and prospective career paths.

Why Join THT?

If you are looking to join an organisation where you feel you belong and can make a difference. Where your work contributes to the community and, in return, receive excellent benefits, you can view our opportunities below. More details can be found in our Apprenticeships brochure.

For all Emerging Career enquiries, contact THT Academy at THTAcademy@traffordhousingtrust.co.uk

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Why choose to start your career at THT?

We're a profit-for-purpose housing association in Trafford with a mission to make society fairer for everyone.

Our vision is that everyone deserves a quality home that provides them with the opportunity to live a better life. Our purpose is to provide homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.

We put our customers at the heart of everything we do. That's why, as well as building and managing quality homes, we look after the families that live in them and their community.

We currently manage approximately 9,000 homes for social and affordable rent. We also provide sheltered schemes and homes for shared ownership and open market.

Frequently asked questions

When do your apprenticeships start?

We hire two intakes a year, one in April and one in September.

Typically, applications for our April intake open in late January. For September starts, vacancies will open to applicants in June/July.

Which levels of standard do you offer?

Depending on the Apprenticeship, the level of standard will vary. But we do offer all levels from level 2 through to level 7.

What qualification will I achieve?

As an apprentice, you will work towards a programme of learning that is right for our organisation and your chosen career.

Apprenticeship standards have been developed to ensure you have the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed.

What kind of apprenticeships do you offer?

We have a wide range of apprenticeships within THT from Plasterer, Joiners and Electricians to Housing, Marketing and Finance.

A complete list of current apprenticeships

Where do I learn?

All apprentices learn in the workplace first and foremost. Where better to learn the skills that we need from you?

Some apprentices will attend a college or a training venue, some will learn via an online platform, or some will have a blend of both.

There will also be additional learning resources through your training provider and THT.

Who will support my training and development?

Managers help you organise your day-to-day work and guide your development.
Mentors give you extra support throughout your role.
Training providers guide the learning elements of your apprenticeship.
Your peers will be around to share their experiences and learn from each other.

How long will the Apprenticeship last?

All Apprenticeships are different. Some vary between 12-15 months, whilst others can be 36-48 months. It ultimately depends on your apprenticeship, and your employment contract will run parallel to the course length.

Who can apply for an Apprenticeship?

Providing you are over the age of 16, willing to commit and meet the minimum criteria set out in the job role, you can apply!

How do I apply?

You can apply on our website to see all apprenticeships and follow the directions to apply.

Do you offer Graduate Schemes?

For a full list of graduate vacancies please visit our current vacancies page or click here.

How much will my salary be, and are there any perks?

We pay National Living Wage for those who are completing a level 2-3 Apprenticeship, which is currently £18,699 per annum.

For those who are on a level 4-6 Apprenticeship, the Salary is £20,829.25 per annum.

Plus great perks such as;
31 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Annual gym membership at Trafford Leisure Gyms
Pension scheme
And much, much more.

Our full benefits package.

Do I need to pay towards the Apprenticeship?

No! There are no fees for you. THT pay the cost for the course and any course materials required.

What is THT's commitment?

THT commit to employing you at least for the duration of the apprenticeship, if not longer, providing you commit to study and develop your skills.

Once your apprenticeship ends, THT will look for opportunities to support and retain your employment with us. Should no opportunities be available, our Employment & Skills team will support you with finding work elsewhere.

I'm a THT customer. Do I get any additional support?

Did you know that you can be referred to our Employment Skills Team as a THT customer? They can support you in areas such as writing your CV, applying for internal and external roles, prepping you for interviews, plus so much more. If you would like support from the team:

Please contact employmentsupport@traffordhousingtrust.co.uk

I require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process. Who can I contact?

Please contact us directly at thtacademy@traffordhousingtrust.co.uk with any reasonable adjustments, and we can ensure these are accommodated into the recruitment process.

Have a question that's not already been answered in our FAQ'S? Contact us at thtacademy@traffordhousingtrust.co.uk

Current apprenticeship vacancies