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.



Current apprenticeship vacancies


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



Blenheim Palace are offering a Game Keeping Apprenticeship, for more information please see


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

IT Application Specialist Apprenticeship L3 with Oxforshire County Council -


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  


Oxford University Hospitals currently have apprenticeship opportunities in business admin, for more details please see


The Engineering Trust -

Please see attached our current Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancies

AirTanker at RAF Brize Norton  are currently advertising for their September 2017 Aeronautical Apprenticeship Scheme. For more information please see

Applications now open for AWE’s award-winning apprenticeship programme -

Science Oxford Apprenticeship Placements for Years 11 and 12 -

UK Atomic Energy Authority Culham Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme - to find out more about the apprenticeships on offer, meet staff and talk to apprentices please go to                                                                                                                

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 or email

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


For 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 



National Careers Service

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