Early careers

Our unique work experience and apprenticeship opportunities provide a fantastic introduction to the world of work, helping you to kickstart your career.


Apprenticeships at Aster

Our apprenticeship programme enables people of all ages to learn and gain experience in a variety of roles across the business each year.

Just this year alone we’ve recruited 14 apprentices right across the business and our programme has recently been recognised by the National Housing Maintenance Forum 2020 awards. 

If you'd like to find out more about apprenticeship opportunities at Aster, the Talent & Resourcing team would love to hear from you.

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Don't just take our word for it

Hear what our apprentices think...

From Apprentice to leader

Claire is a great example of someone who joined Aster as an apprentice and has gone on to form a successful career. From neighbourhood officer to ASB manager, she shares her story.

Claire's story

Young adult kick starts career

Young adults across the South are being given the opportunity to develop a career with Aster. Chloe Blaken has nearly completed an 18-month apprenticeship in the Customer Services team.  

Chloe's story

Setting foundations for a career

After leaving college, Liam decided that university wasn’t the right path for him so he began considering alternatives. He came across Aster’s website and discovered an opportunity he couldn’t miss.

Liam's story

Learning new skills with Aster

While on placement, Lauren was given the opportunity to learn from the Housing team and spent time with reception, Lettings, Customer Accounts, Neighbourhoods and the Anti-Social Behaviour team.

Lauren's story

Work experience at Aster

Different to other work experience offers, the ‘Aster Experience’ offers students the chance to spend a week learning about the world of work and the different opportunities available at Aster by spending time with teams from across the business including; housing, development & sales, and repairs & maintenance.

This really is a great opportunity to not only find out more about Aster but also get some support and guidance about the world of work.

Learn more

Watch the videos below to find out more about our work experience week and hear what the students and teachers have to say.

What to expect

Head teacher

School careers lead


I thought that Aster’s work Experience week would be very boring because we would just follow someone. I was completely wrong and have truly enjoyed this week’, ‘it was fun and I learnt a lot without being bored.


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If you want to apply for the Aster Experience then please fill out our application from