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Think a Dstl apprenticeship could be right for you? Great! There are a few steps you’ll need to complete as part of our application process. Find out more about what’s involved, what you can expect and exactly how you can apply.

Think a DSTL apprenticeship could be right for you?

This is how you apply and what to expect

Start an application

Pass verbal and/or numerical tests (depending on your chosen apprenticeship). Get tips: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/preparing-for-the-civil-service-verbal-and-numerical-tests

Complete your application including a Statement of Suitability

Answer a technical question about your apprenticeship (our Success Profiles will help you with your answer) : https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles

Submit a list of your current qualifications

Pass an interview – to give yourself the best possible chance, read: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles

Pass a practical exercise (for some technical apprenticeships only)