Apprenticeship and Career Opportunities A - Z


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Abingdon and Witney College Apprenticeships

Please follow this link to see the current list of apprenticeship vacancies with Abingdon and Witney College.  Click here to apply for any of the vacancies or visit the Government find an Apprenticeship web page to search for apprenticeships in your area.


ACE Training

ACE Training is a specialist construction training centre based in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.

Providing quality pre-apprenticeship programmes and Apprentice training in Brickwork, Bench Joinery, Construction Operations (Groundworks), Maintenance Operations, Site Carpentry and a new level 1 plumbing course as well as introductory and part-time courses, OSAT and schools programmes.

We run roll-on/roll-off programmes and offer flexible start dates so you can begin training with ACE at any point during the year.


Ace Training Open Mornings  Feb to June

Activate Apprenticeships

Through Activate Apprenticeships, young people can get in and go far with some of the UK’s biggest and brightest companies.



AirBus Engineering

AirBus Engineering are offering a variety of apprenticeship opportunities.



Julia Brain

Talent Acquisition Lead

Human Resources Department - EBEUH

Airbus Helicopters


T: 01865 852400 




The AirTanker link below takes you straight to our careers page where you can click on the active Apprenticeships box and select the link to ‘apply now’ which opens up our e-recruit window for the student to upload their personal details and attach the CV and covering letter. 



Amazon jobs


Find your Future with Amazon Apprenticeships. Search 'apprentice' to see what roles are on offer.


AMRC Training Centre

AMRC Training Centre are a specialist Engineering training centre and deliver employed apprenticeships.  They are based in Rotherham but are working locally with Siemens Health Care.  

For more informantion and to apply visit the website:


BMW Group

The BMW group offer an amazing variety of apprenticeships from Level 2 to higher level.  Their applications are open now.  Please visit the BMW website for more information and to apply. 




Cotswold Accident Repairs

Wage: Negotiable (based on experience)

Hours: 40 Hours Monday to Friday  + optional overtime

Location: Cotswold Accident Repairs, Unit 4, Wharton buildings, Downs Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0RF

Duration: Permanent

Date Posted: 06/05/2022

Description: We are a busy vehicle body repair shop, working on a wide variety of vehicles including high performance and prestige cars, we are looking for a new member of staff to join our friendly team. Duties will include; panel preparation, dismantling and reassembling vehicles, car cleaning, mixing paint, flatting and polishing new paintwork and preparing vehicles for painting. The successful candidate must be reliable, conscientious, punctual and be prepared for manual work. If the right attitude is shown this job will lead to an apprenticeship scheme in bodywork repair.

How to apply: You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Sarah or Mark Rainer at the above address or by the email address listed below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to give us a call.


Tel: 01993 771144


Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source are the UK's national synchrotron, helping to solve 21st century challenges with the world-changing science our machine enables.

Diamond is shaped like a huge ring, and works like a giant microscope. Diamond speeds up electrons to near light speeds, producing a light 10 billion times brighter than the sun. These bright beams are then directed off into laboratories known as ‘beamlines’; here scientists use the light to study everything from viruses and vaccines to fossils and jet engines. Please see the Diamond Light Source docuemt below regarding available apprenticeships or visit their website:

Applications are open now (December 2022) for the following roles:

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician (multiskilled)
  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Electrician


DHL Next Generation Talent Programme

Check out the Student Programme or Apprenticeship opportunites.




Drake and Taylor

Technical & Sustainable Engineering - To provide a high quality turn-key   approach for our clients, who include architects, building services designers,   main contractors and project managers constructing and refurbishing   buildings, and the landlords, owners and occupants of these buildings. 

For more details visit their website: , telephone:  01865 290 000 or  email:


Engineering Trust Training

Engineering Trust Training Limited (ETT) is a subsidiary company of The Engineering Trust and has been delivering work based apprenticeships in Oxfordshire and surrounding counties for over 25 years. The Engineering Trust, a registered Charity, was established in 1983 by a group of engineering employers based in Oxfordshire. Their goal was to set up an organisation to promote engineering apprenticeships and training which the Trust still does to this day. Their mission is to unlock the potential of people wanting a career in engineering and to be a catalyst for businesses seeking to fill skill gaps through the employment of apprentices.

Check out their vacancies on the website link below.



Flawless Finish Hair are hiring a full time apprentice! July 2023

We are looking for someone that is passionate, has good communication skills and is outgoing and bubbly with a willingness to learn!

Earn while you learn following the best method for a career in hairdressing as it teaches you all about the salon environment as well as helps you to grow confidence and customer service skills.

During the working week you will spend 4 days in salon and 1 day at college.

Working hours will be: Monday 9-3pm, Wednesday College, Thursday 9-6pm, Friday 9-6pm, Saturday 9-3pm.

What will I be doing?

  • Greeting clients, and getting them ready for their service.
  • Shampooing clients.
  • General cleaning and tidying salon.
  • Offering and making beverages for clients.
  • Wherever possible to observe senior stylists, cutting, colouring and styling clients’ hair to assist your learning process.
  • Regular models and training sessions with our salon assessor.
  • Once you pass each unit you will begin to dry and style, colour and cut clients.


GCSE Maths and English Grade D/3 or above. No qualifications are necessary but if you have your Maths and English would mean your time at college would be solely concentrated on hairdressing, as you will be required to resit subjects as part of the day release if grades are not achieved.

There are many benefits which come along side working for Flawless Finish Hair which include:

  • Free hair colouring and styling for yourself.
  • Comprehensive training and mentorship from our experienced stylist.
  • The chance to attend different workshops and events to further develop your skills.
  • Product commission and discounts.
  • Work events and team building days out.

Plus much more!

Things to consider:

It is essential that you are able to transport yourself to both the salon on a daily basis and Introtrain College In Oxford for one day each week.

Please send your CV to or apply through indeed jobs using this link




GetMyFirstJob offers you a whole new way to find your first Apprenticeships & Traineeships job, with the best employers and training providers.




Find an apprenticeship. Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England.


Government Economic Service

The Government Economic Service will be opening for applications to their Economics Degree Level Apprenticeship programme. 

Closing date: Tuesday 14 February 2023 at 11:50pm

Detials can be found on the link:  The Government Economic Service Degree Level Apprenticeship



Haysham Ltd is an established electrical engineering company providing electrical services throughout Oxfordshire and Southern Counties.



Apprenticeships open to Year 13 inthe world of accountancy or business. Visit ICAEW Apprenticeship page for more inforamtion.

ICAEW Apprenticeships are a great way to:

  • Kick-start a career.
  • Study towards a globally recognised qualification.
  • Gain practical skills.
  • Earn while you learn.


Ignite Sport UK

Ignite Sport UK is a leading training provider in the provision of sports-related apprenticeships, NGB awards and vocational qualifications.

Apprenticeships are suitable for 16-18 year olds as well as 19+ learners with a strong interest in sport, leisure or play.  Ignite Sport UK will identify suitable vacancies and prepare applications with candidates.  Upon successful placement, Ignite Sport UK will provide full training, qualifications, mentoring support and guidance throughout your journey.



Jason Hydraulics

on the Burford Rd in Witney 

For further details contact Janine Edwards
T: 01993 705565 | F: 01993 709632 | E: 



JTL is a leading national independent training provider, with over 25 years’ experience of successfully delivering electrical and plumbing & heating apprenticeships to the building services engineering sector.

As places at JTL training centres and partner colleges are in high demand for this September, we are advising pupils to think ahead and start looking for a potential apprenticeship employer now before leaving school, and to get their application in to us early using our online application system. 

A JTL apprenticeship can be started at 16 (once individuals have a National Insurance number) and completed within 4 years. Our programmes are suitable for those who are practically minded and who want to start earning a wage straight away. There is plenty of demand for new talent in the sector with excellent earnings potential (fully qualified electricians and plumbers can earn salaries of £32k and over) and huge potential to progress up the career ladder.

Click on the link below to view a short film to help explain how to get started with a JTL apprenticeship in 6 simple steps: JTL Training People





We recruit and train apprentices for our franchised sites, with vacancies available throughout the whole of the UK.  Apprentices train as Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle or Semi-skilled Technicians or for those wishing to gain skills in a sales or customer service role we have our Retail Parts Advisor or Customer Service Specialist. 

Mecedes-Benz Apprenticeship Programme.

To find out more and make an application, please visit our website 

To speak with one of the team, call 01908 301496 or e:mail:


National Highways

Everyone who works at National Highways, from those who design our roads to those who patrol them, play a vital part in keeping customers safe.

National HIghways have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities they work in and foster an inclusive culture by actively supporting their growing employee networks.

National HIghways want to attract the very best talent to work with them. Their roles range from accountants to traffic officers, and engineers to project managers. But what they all have in common is helping to connect the country, and the opportunity for emplyees to really grow a career.




Network Rail

An apprenticeship with Network Rail can set you up for a career full of possibilities. From engineering to finance, business to IT, as an apprentices, you will earn a competitive salary, while studying towards qualifications. You will also play your part in delivering projects that matter to families, friends, colleagues, and businesses across the UK. 

Visit their website for more inforamtion:


At Oxford University Hospitals we offer a variety of education, training and development opportunities for new and existing staff, including apprenticeships both for young people and existing OUH staff.

Visit their website by clicking here.

Check out the huge range of careers on offer with the NHS - 350 Careers.

NHS South Central Ambulance Service 

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Northern House, 7-8 Talisman Business Centre, Talisman Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 6HR | |

NHS Apprenticeship Event

Monday 4th March 2024

4:00pm to 6:30pm


Meet a range of healthcare professionals, take part in interactive practical sessions and gain insight into routes to NHS careers.

Address: Tingewick Hall, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
Find out about apprenticeships available and how to apply; meet the tutors and apprentices. Apprenticeship talks at 4:30pm and 5:30pm.
  • Healthcare Support Worker Level 2
  • Pharmacy Technician Level 3
  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2
  • Healthcare Science Level 2 & Degree
  • Business Administrator
  • Routes to Nursing, AHP, Ambulance Service



Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) offers high quality training for apprentice engineers and technicians at technology businesses in the Thames Valley.




Oxford Energy Academy (OEA) is Oxfordshire’s leading training provider for plumbing and heating apprenticeships.



Oxfordshire Apprenticeships

The purpose of this labour market bulletin is to inform young people - and those that advise them - including teachers, parents, carers, careers advisors and others, of the employment trends and job opportunities available locally, now and in the future.


Thought about an Apprenticeship? Check out the the downloads below for an informative presentation on all things Apprenticeships from Oxfordshire Apprenticeships.


Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments is a local company, the first commercial spin-out from Oxford University. At Oxford Instruments NanoScience we design, make, supply and support market-leading research tools that enable quantum technologies, nano technology research, advanced materials, and nano device development in the physical sciences.


For more information about our apprenticeship scheme please see:

March 2023: Apprenticeship applications have opened for teh following roles: 

Manufacturing Technician Apprentices – Level 3-4 – could be post-16 or post-18 (2)

NPI Technician Apprentice - Level 3-4 – could be post-16 or post-18

Facilities & Maintenance Apprentice - Level 3-4 – could be post-16 or post-18

Design Engineer Degree Apprentice – Level 6 – post-18

Information for the degree apprentice Design Engineer role – details are quite limited at the moment, waiting for the Engineering Trust to confirm which university and which degree pathway will be be used. The current information for this role can be found here:

The application process is being handled by the Engineering trust.

Manufacturing -

Facilities -


OXME local apprenticeships

OXME is the young people's website from Oxfordshire County Council. It contains information about health, learning, work experience, jobs for young people, anti-bullying, e-safety, and more. It contains information about health, learning, work experience, jobs for young people, anti-bullying, e-safety, and more.

Opportunities for apprenticeships and career openings can be found on their website:



RateMyApprenticeship is a site which will help you to explore apprenticeship vacancies. 



Roche is one of the world’s largest biotech companies, as well as a leading provider of in-vitro diagnostics and a global supplier of transformative innovative solutions across major disease areas. 

Website: Roche

Apprenticeship programme

Roche are interested in bringing new talents to upskill and learn with on the job training in their Apprenticeship Programmes Level 3 and Level 4.

They believe that any talent who is able to develop technical expertise and understanding of their business from the beginning of their careers has the potential to grow and succeed.

Current open opportunities. Applications close 28 February 2024:

Advanced Technical Engineering Apprenticeship: Level 3 MOET

Suitable for A level students (or equivalent qualification) who are keen to move into a career and not go to University. requirments are Maths and English GCSE at Grade 4 or above.

In this programme you will develop academic and vocational training in Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering working in the field in the Clinical Laboratory environment with the NHS and Private Partners

Candidaties should have a curiosity of how things work and a passion for finding solutions to problems, this will be accompanied with a growth mindset and a commitment to ongoing personal development.

Apply Now

Procurement Apprenticeship: Level 4

Candidates should be 18+ with GCSE 9 – 4 (A – C) Maths and English and two A Levels (or equivalent), or 21+ with at least two years of business experience.

In this programme you will be working in core procurement activities from category management, strategic and operational sourcing, supplier management, content strategy definition, and execution.

During this two-year apprenticeship, you will work towards a fully funded Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Level 4 Diploma while gaining valuable “on the job” experience and mentoring from talented experts at Roche.

Apply Now


Rolls Royce Apprenticeship opportunities

Learn from the best. We’re a global business, with a proud history and brilliant future ahead. With us, you’ll be working with world-class engineers and other professionals who are passionate about passing on their experience and helping you to build your future career.

Apprenticeships and School Leavers - Rolls Royce



Rygor Commercials is currently recruiting its 2023 Apprentice Cohort, and would love the chance to share information with students to learn about opportunities that are available through Rygor’s Mercedes-Benz apprenticeship programme.

Rygor are a multi-award-winning commercial vehicle Dealer group, with 10 Mercedes-Benz Dealerships across the UK. Rygor has been officially certified under the Great Place to Work initiative and included on the UKs Best Workplaces for Wellbeing list this year.

As part of their commitment to nurturing future talent, we provide our apprentices with their own mentor and robust pastoral care support, and alongside the world-class training provided by Mercedes-Benz, they run a programme of fun and educational events designed to inspire and engage all apprentees.  You can find details of the Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship Programme on the below link.



Sancturary Graduates - London

A Graduate and Intern recruitment agency based in London.

Sanctuary Graduates always support candidates through the process to ensure they are putting their best quality application forward. The links provided above is a unique link so that Santuary Graduates can see the students that apply as a result of this advertising and offer support throughout the application process.

Year 13 - Looking for apprenticeship opportunities for September 2024.

Closing dates for the  following riles are 14 April 2024.

Canopius is a global speciality (re)insurer who are privately owned and one of the leading insurers in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. They have eight apprenticeship programmes within Claims, IT, Operations, Underwriting, Finance, Change, Data and Group, where students will earn £23,000 and some of the roles offer qualifications such as the Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII).

Students can apply to one opportunity, and here are the links where students can read more and apply:

Website: Sanctuary Graduates



Severn Trent

Severn Trent are excited to announce that apprenticeship roles are now live on their website in our region.

At Severn Trent, apprenticeships are not just another job but a purposeful career, helping deliver one of life’s essentials and impacting the lives of millions of customers each day. With over 100 apprenticeships opportunities, and 30 programmes for our 2024 intake – with programmes ranging from level 2 to level 6 whether that’s in hands-on operational roles, business or STEM roles, they have schemes for everyone.

As a Good Youth Employer, Severn Trent are an exciting and inclusive place to work, and care for employees with range of wonderful benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure each apprentice reaches their potential. Vist here to hear from current apprentices here.

Apply for current roles right here.


Want to know more? Upcoming events include:

Apprenticeship Open Evening

Date: 5th February 2024

Time: 5 PM – 8 PM

Location: Coventry

Description: Come and join us to learn more about our brilliant apprenticeship opportunities we've got not only in Coventry, but right across our patch. You'll get the chance to meet some of the apprentices and understand from them why joining us was a great decision to kick-start their career.

Sign up:


Operational Discovery Day

Date: 9th February 2024

Time: 9 AM – 2 PM

Location: Coventry

Description: Join us and experience the world of apprenticeships in the water industry through our hands on, immersive Discovery Day. Hosted at our state of the art training  Academy, this is the perfect opportunity to gain some work experience in some of our operational apprenticeships and meet some of our current apprentices.

Sign up:


Applications Support

Here are some resources offered to support the application process.

  • Not sure what may be the best role or path for you? Students can find the right role for them using our ‘Find Your Fit’ careers quiz
  • To help you understand our application and selection process and some top tips for success, watch back our Applications Masterclass
  • To equip candidate for our assessment use our partners ‘Cappfinity Preparation Hub’ here you’ll find all the guidance you’ll need to get you ready for your assessment.
  • For more information about our application process and our top tips on how to be successful visit our application guidance hub.
  • Are your students lacking in confidence or need more support with employability skills? Our academy is ready to help with a range of employability skills, workshop accessible either virtually, on demand or in person here.  


Please note that for all successful candidates, assessment centres will be taking place between April and June 2024.  Candidates are encouraged to join Severn Trent, Preparing for Strengths based interview Webinar on the 5th of April, sign up here.


General HR enquires: or 02477 716790



Success at School

Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice. 2022/23 edition guides which are now available to view.


Apprenticeship Opportunities: Success at School: Search Jobs and Courses or search their opportunities via Eventbrite: Success at School Events | Eventbrite

Apprenticeship guide

Parents' guide to University

Stem Guide



Thames Valley Police

Careers | Thames Valley Police

Roles, opportunities and vacancies for police officers, staff and volunteers.


UK Atomic Energy Authority UKAEA

Apprenticeships website page:


UKAEA Apprenticeship Scheme Open Evening via Eventbrite

Tuesday 13 February 2024 at 2.30pm – 4.30pm 

Tuesday 13 February 2024 at 5.30pm – 7.30pm



University of Oxford

Becoming an Apprentice at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience, training and qualifications.

To find out more and apply, please visit:


WM Air Conditioning

Vacancy for Trainee Air Conditioning Engineer  School leavers who may be keen to take up a career in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration. Starting out as a trainee engineer, joining our Maintenance Team providing annual maintenance visits to our many varied customers.  We ideally need them to have a driving licence as we are based in Stanton Harcourt and would need them to be able to get to our offices each day. No experience is obviously not a problem as we offer training to the right candidate. This is a great starting point for anyone who hasn’t decided what career to follow and may therefore want to pursue a position with us at WM. 




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