NOTTS County Council is recruiting 50 new apprentices, offering young people the chance to get on the first rung of the employment ladder.
Recruitment has started for the placements in a wide range of roles, from labourers, grounds maintenance and mechanics to administrators, librarians and youth workers.
The apprentice roles are generally open to 16-18 years-olds and are based at venues throughout the county, including country parks, libraries, depots and offices.
All the placements offer a minimum of 12-months paid work experience with the county council and includes help for participants to gain a NVQ Level 2 qualification at the same time.
Nottinghamshire Futures is recruiting young people to the apprenticeship positions on behalf of the county council.
All the positions are advertised on their website at www.sortitonline.com