Apprenticeship Opportunities

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.


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


Activate Apprenticeships

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




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



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 and Site Carpentry 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.



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.



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.


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:



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.


Careers Thames Valley Police

Careers | Thames Valley Police

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



OCC Apprenticeships

Click here for more information.


June 2020: Olamalu have just posted and opening for a Software Development Degree Apprentice. If you are interested in a career in software development and attracted by the possibility of pursuing a degree alongside actually working in this area please visit the link here for more information:


Oxford Biomedica

Oxford Biomedica  are recruiting six Higher Apprenticeship Technician Scientists in Cell and Gene Therapy. The advert is now live on the government’s apprenticeship website. This is a great opportunity for year 13 A level students who would like to start a career in science, but would prefer not to study for a degree at university full time, but rather get hands on experience in the workplace whist studying part-time through the apprenticeship.


The closing date for applications is 29 May 2020, with interviews in July, and a start date in September for successful applicants. The format of these interviews will align with the social distancing measures in place at that time.


Please encourage your Sixth Form leavers to apply despite the uncertainly around their A level results – to submit an application click here .


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 available at Intermediate Level (2) and Advanced Level (3) for individuals wishing to develop a career in an exciting industry.  Our 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 your application.  Upon successful placement, Ignite Sport UK will provide full training, qualifications, mentoring support and guidance throughout your journey.




AirTanker's Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme: If you interested in Aviation and looking for a challenging opportunitywithin a dynamic engineering environment?  Click here for more information.


Our Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme offers you the opportunity to join a unique Engineering team at AirTanker, supporting the Royal Air Force and commercial airlines.



Click here for more information.



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.





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.

Which Apprenticeship is right for you?

ICAEW currently offer a Level 4 and a Level 7 Apprenticeship in Accountancy, and which one they choose depends on their end goal and their employer.

The Level 4 Apprenticeship incorporates the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (ICAEW CFAB) qualification. This covers the first six modules of the ACA, and is the first step to becoming anICAEW Chartered Accountant.

The Level 7 Apprenticeship integrates our globally-recognised chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA. After completing this, they will become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.

Apprenticeship opportunities can be found by visiting ICAEW Training Vacancies.



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. 




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:

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



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