City & Guilds has a long history of working with public sector employers, supporting workforce development strategies and staff training. 

Working with Central and Local Government, Ministry of Defence, NHS and the Emergency Services, we have helped build careers and develop skills for tens of thousands of learners through apprenticeship programmes, accredited in-house training programmes, bespoke qualifications and assessment.   


Central and Local Government 

City & Guilds has worked with the Operational Delivery profession to tailor qualifications at Levels 2 and 3 for the Civil Service, Central and Local Government.

The qualification is also built into a new apprenticeship Standards.  With over 280,000 operational delivery professionals in the Civil Service and thousands employed by Local Authorities, this apprenticeship is an attractive option for many organisations.

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Ministry of Defence

Working in partnership with the Ministry of Defence, we provide apprenticeships and qualifications mapped to military training courses at all stages for careers in the military. 

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Get in touch

City & Guilds work with employers all over the world to harness the potential of their workforce. Contact us today so we can help you get the most from yours.

Amanda Kilpatrick

T: 020 7294 8128

E: apprenticeships@cityandguilds.com 

Case Studies

As long standing experts when it comes to vocational education, we really understand what businesses need when it comes to training the workforce. 

City & Guilds has worked with the Employer Trailblazer Group for 3 years to develop and successfully implement the first Apprenticeship Standard for Operational Delivery.

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City & Guilds and Tesco have collaborated to create the Tesco apprenticeship programme, helping thousands of learners build their experience in Tesco.                                                    

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Go Ahead London working with City & Guilds and TFL to put customer service at the very heart of driver training with a new, custom-made programme.

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McDonald’s has been running an apprenticeship scheme with City & Guilds since 2009, and also offers tailor-made City & Guilds qualifications to help improve customer service.

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City & Guilds worked with Toni & Guy to map its in-house training programme against National Vocational Qualifications. The result is a powerful apprenticeship programme.

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