Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you will:

  • Work alongside experienced staff

  • Gain job-specific skills

  • Earn a wage and get holiday pay

  • Study towards  related quailfications

Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete depending on their level.

These levels are:

  • Intermediate - equivalent to 5 GCSE passes

  • Advanced - equivalent to 2 A Level passes

  • Higher - can lead to NVQ level 4 and above, or a foundation degree.

CAREERS EVENTS / OPPORTUNITIES

 

BFI Film Academy - for aspiring young filmmakers

Are you 16 - 19? Passionate about film? Looking to work in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you.

An introductory course which will give you hands-on experience and allow you to work towards an Arts Award qualification is being run over 10 days (half term and weekends) in October, November and December 2017 and costs £25.

For further information please visit https://www.filmoxford.org/bfi-film-academy-2017/ or email production@filmoxford.org

 

Acrona Engineering are seeking a young enthuastic person to work in their progressive local precision engineering team,

For more information on ACRONA ENGINEERING please follow the link

 http://www.acrona-engineering.co.uk/

 

Opportunities with Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police Cadet Programme

The Cadet Programme aims to provide young people between the ages of 13 and 18, from all the parts of society, an opportunity to develop their qualities and skills through a structured programme, and to enhance the relationship between the public and police. It is about including teenagers irrespective of their background, financial circumstances or vulnerability to crime or social exclusions. By joining the scheme, young people will also get opportunity to express their views on policing and will act as conduits for passing on policing messages to the wider community.

Please follow the link below for more information:

https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/join-us/volunteers/

 

Police Support Volunteer Roles

If you wish to volunteer your time on a regular basis and are aged over 16 (16-18 year olds need the permission of a parent or guardian) please follow the link below

https://thamesvalleypolice.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-External/brand-3/xf-0de20db08ed8/candidate/jobboard/vacancy/1/adv/

Special Constable (Volunteer Police Officer)

Special Constables are Volunteer Police Officers who play an integral role in policing the Thames Valley. The role is diverse but demanding and you must be able to spare a minimum of 18 hours per month to join our busy teams across the force. No formal qualifications are required although we do expect honesty, integrity and a good level of physical fitness.

Please follow the link below for more information on the role of a Special Constable or if you are interested in becoming a Special Constable please follow the link below (please note that recruitment for this role opens and closes throughout the year)

https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/join-us/special-constables/

Work Experience

If you wish to undertake work experience at Thames Valley Police, you will need to identify a person within the Force who would be willing to support and organise the work experience for you. The Thames Valley Police employee should then email the People Services Help Desk, requesting the documentation they will require to assist with the organisation of the work experience. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Current apprenticeship vacancies

Ashmolean Museum Oxford

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to start their career if you have an interested in people, Human Resources and office/business admin. We are looking for someone with a curious and motivated approach, attention to detail, strong communication skills and excellent customer service skills.

You will study for 2 years for a Business Administration qualification with Abingdon & Witney College.

You will be a member of our small HR team who look after everything from recruitment and payroll to performance management, absence reporting and employee benefits for the staff at the museum which is both a free public museum and used for teaching and research in worldwide academic and research communities.

You will learn general office admin skills and have full exposure to a wide range of day-to-day HR activities such as recruitment, requesting references, arranging interviews, induction, pay and benefits, leaver processes, performance management, sickness and holiday reporting. You will learn how to enter data, prepare letters and emails, organise events, maintain spreadsheets and databases, prepare reports and understand when to escalate issues.

To apply for this post you will be able to demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm for the skills taught on this apprenticeship, including accurate data entry, clear and accurate communication in person and emails, as well as flexible team working and excellent customer service skills.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=131055

Applications close at 12 noon on Monday 9 October 2017.

 

Oxford University

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to start their career if you have an interested in a variety of office / business admin roles. Oxford Learning Institute provides development and training for staff, whether that’s as an academic, researcher, manager, admin or support person. You will study for 2 years for a Business Administration qualification with Abingdon & Witney College.

You will be a member of the Professional Development Group, a busy team of four, who specialise in training programmes on leadership, management and general transferrable skills.

You will learn general office admin skills such as course bookings, contacting participants, making arrangements for training events and making sure the rooms are set up and ready, creating and maintaining training records, preparing course materials and delegate packs, welcoming the trainer and meeting and greeting participants.

To apply for this post you will be able to demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm for the skills taught on this apprenticeship, including accurate data entry, accurate document pack preparation, clear and accurate communication in person and emails, as well as flexible team working and excellent customer service skills.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=131164

Applications close at 12 noon on Friday 13 October 2017.

 

Botnar Research Centre, Oxford University

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to start their career if you have an interest in building and lab services support, working in the Botnar Research Centre, one of the sub-departments of NDORMS (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences), one of the largest academic and clinical departments in Europe.

You will study for 18 months for a Facilities Services qualification with Qube Learning.

You will be a member of the Facilities Team supporting the Senior Lab Technician, Building Facilities Technician, Goods-In and Building Services Technician, all working to provide a unique setting for around 320 staff including sciences researchers in cell biology, genetics, engineering, clinicians and patients. 

You will learn general building and lab related duties, including security, receiving and dispatching goods, monitoring and maintaining a high level of safety, and some lifting such as moving lab equipment, furniture and audio-visuals in meeting rooms and lecture rooms.

To apply for this post you will be able to demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm for the skills taught on this apprenticeship, including and understanding of Health and Safety, excellent customer service skills, and ability to work both as part of a team and independently.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129111

Applications close at 12 noon on Monday 16 October 2017.

 

CSE Education Systems Ltd -  we are looking to recruit two apprentices,

We are looking for individuals with the following qualities:

  • a keen interest in ICT, particularly Microsoft Windows networks
  • a Quick learner
  • an excellent communicator, both verbally and through email
  • a good telephone manner
  • Good customer service skills
  • Keen to grow in an ICT technical Support role
  •  
  • CSE Education are a family owned business. We specialise in helping schools across the country with all aspects of IT, and we are pleased that Wood Green have recently joined the ranks of our customers.
  •  
  • Location: North Leigh
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Company pension
  • Private Health Care

The role would involve liasing with end users (schools) recording, managing and remedying the support requirements that they have.

If you are interested in these positions or would like further information please contact Kevin Osborne at KevinO@cse-net.co.uk 

 

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory currently have a fantastic opportunity for computing apprentices to join them to work towards a foundation degree in a very exciting work environment.

For more information please see /perch/resources/computingapprentices201617poster.pdf

                                                            /perch/resources/computing-degree-apprenticeship-job-advert.pdf

 

Mahogany Hairdressing

Mahogany Hairdressing is a well established Company based in Oxford and London with an international reputation.

They have a number of vacancies to fill for school leavers wanting to take up an NVQ level 2 apprenticeship. For more information please email Russell Barker on admin@mahoganyhair.co.uk

 

Volkswagen Group Apprenticeship Programme currently have the following apprenticeship available. 

 

Green Oak Construction are looking for an apprentice Bench Joiner 

For further details please see /perch/resources/green-oak-construction-002.pdf

 

SS Tube Technology are offering apprenticeship opportunities       

The apprenticeship program is a 4 year Level 3 apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, the starting rate is £6.5/hr with O/T at £9.75/hr – they will have a year on year raise e.g. 2nd year £7.5/hr, 3rd year £8.5/hr and 4th year £10/hr.

For further details please contact Rob Allen - Operations Director at  rob.allen@sstubetechnology.com  

 

The Engineering Trust -

Please see attached our current Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancies http://www.theengineeringtrust.org/apprenticeships/current-vacancies/

AirTanker at RAF Brize Norton  are currently advertising for their September 2017 Aeronautical Apprenticeship Scheme. For more information please see http://www.airtanker.co.uk/our-people/apprenticeships.

Applications now open for AWE’s award-winning apprenticeship programme - http://www.awe.co.uk/careers

Science Oxford Apprenticeship Placements for Years 11 and 12 - http://oxme.info/cms/news/science-oxford-apprentice-placements

                                                                                                          

Lots of opportunities on OXME this week. Including over 120 Apprenticeships. Vehicle Mechanical one in Bicester. Find out more here Network Rail Apprenticeships going at Didcot. Find out more here  Also have a look at the Army Apprenticeships including the Electrical & Mechanical Apprenticeships where you can learn , see the world and get over £18,000 per year. Find out more here

If you love Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and you are in years 11 & 12. apply for a summer STEM Apprenticeship placement in a company in Oxfordshire Please visit the Science Oxford website www.scienceoxford.com or email StemWOW@scienceoxford.com

However if you prefer to get outdoors a Horticultural Apprenticeship and Ground Apprenticeships may be your preference. But if you prefer web development go for this Apprenticeship  here All kinds of Apprenticeships are available including Business Admin ones at Oxford City Council Find out more here  and new ones are added daily. on OXME as well as on the  government website https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship                                                                                                                 

For all the latest Apprenticeship Opportunities in the Witney area please see here 

external information

The National Apprenticeship Service website

The National Apprenticeship Service - Parent information

Abingdon and Witney College Apprenticeships 

Oxfordshire Apprenticeships 

Oxcentric

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National Careers Service

Careers Guide