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Apprenticeships at the Eden Project

We offer a range of apprenticeships at the Eden Project, run in partnership with Cornwall College, and Truro and Penwith College.

We'll shortly be recruiting for apprenticeships that start in September.


Our apprenticeship opportunities

An Eden apprenticeship is the chance for talented, enthusiastic and passionate individuals to work at the Eden Project while studying for a nationally recognised qualification.  

As well as enjoying expert tuition from Cornwall College’s and Truro and Penwith College's expert trainers, apprentices benefit from working with the Eden's team members in their chosen area.

We offer the following core apprenticeship opportunities:

In collaboration with Cornwall College:

  • horticulture apprentice
  • events management apprentice

In collaboration with Truro and Penwith College

  • commis chef apprentice

You can read about these in more detail towards the bottom of this page.

Hear from our apprentices

Other apprenticeship opportunities

In addition to the three core apprenticeships above, Eden is committed to developing young people in a range of other areas across the organisation. In previous years this has included apprenticeships in the following disciplines: 

Like the core apprenticeships these are also two-year placements and become part of the overall Eden Learning cohort. Each year there will be a small number of new apprenticeship placements added, which are publicised on our Current vacancies page.

Apprenticeship awards

In the past ten years our apprentices and our offering have been recognised by a range of organisations, from the Cornwall Excellence in Business Training Awards through to the South West Apprentice Ambassador Network. 

Recently one of our apprentices was name Business Apprentice of the Year at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards while another achieved a Highly Commend in the National Apprenticeship Awards South West regionals.

The Apprentice

Core Eden apprenticeships on offer

Practical information