Civil service apprentices, PCS is the union for you

25 Sep 2018

If you are an apprentice in the civil service you have a right to join a union and PCS is the one for you because membership gives you training and development, support at work, job security, legal advice, the right to be represented by a rep and discounts and benefits.

If you're taking up an apprenticeship in the civil service join PCS as we are the union representing apprentices in government departments and related services. You can get 6 months' free PCS membership as long as you have not had free membership before.

We have secured major improvements for apprentices, including:

  • fair pay
  • job security, and
  • redundancy avoidance.

Helping one and other

HMRC member Scott explained why he joined PCS: "When I joined the civil service as an operational delivery professional apprentice I was given a lot of uncertainties, whether I would be treated fairly or not and not knowing whether I would have a job at the end of my apprenticeship. I joined PCS because it’s the biggest union in the civil service and has the force of around 190,000 members who fight to help one and other."

PCS also has TUC Union Learning Fund Projects in England, Scotland and Wales that can help our ULRs assist apprentices. For more information contact the PCS learning organiser in your region. 

So what are you waiting for? Join PCS today.

We are helping apprentices in the workplace every day, so join today.

You can join online or call 0800 317 464 (or 020 7801 2670 from a mobile) and talk to our membership team, or email with your phone number and we will contact you.


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