What is an Apprenticeship?
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.
Legal and Business Administration Vacancies
OCC have several vacancies for highly motivated, positive individuals who want to work in a professional office alongside legal professionals and other administrative staff. For further details see here
The Burnside Partnership are recruiting for two Apprentices – roles that would be ideal for students either interested in a career in the Law or in Business Administration. They are looking for young people who have decided that they wish to have an alternative to university and who instead wish to earn and train. We partner with Cilex Law School who provide accredited training and we offer study leave as well as an exciting opportunity to progress in the workplace. The Burnside Partnership is an innovative law firm based between Witney and Woodstock and this year we are delighted to be the winner of Oxfordshire Small Business Apprenticeship provider award. Interested students should look at: https://www.cilexlawschool.ac.uk/become-an-apprentice/how-to-apply/current-vacancies/ for further details of the available roles.
Acrona Engineering Ltd Are seeking a keen enthusiastic school leaver who has an interest in Precision Engineering to offer a placement as a Production Facilitator (Engineering Improver) and futuristically an offer of permanent position to a suitable candidate. The ideal Candidate should be: Computer literate, of School Leaver (Age not too important); engineering experience is not necessary as all necessary training will be conducted in house. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
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
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)
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.
Apprentice Software Developer, Student Services, University of Oxford Apprentice Service Desk Analyst, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Oxford
Becoming an Apprentice at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience, training and qualifications. This is a fantastic vacancy if you are interested in progressing a career in IT & Software Development.
· Starting salary: £17,682 (salary progression through successful completion of programme).
To find out more and apply, please visit:https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-466556
Applications close 12 noon on 16th October 2019.
Apprentice Service Desk Analyst, Dept of Comouter Science, University of Oxford
• This Apprenticeship includes a 3 year training programme which will be taught by Basingstoke iTec, to gain to a City and Guilds, IT Software, Web and Telecoms Professional Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.
• The Service Desk is the main point of contact for IT queries in the Department of Computer Science for academics, students, visitors and support staff. The Apprentice Service Desk Analyst will be taught and be responsible for offering advice and support on IT related issues, taking ownership of incidents, liaising with third parties for purchase requests, and working with colleagues within the IT Support team to ensure timely delivery of innovative solutions.
• The Department of Computer Science was established in 1957, making it one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country. A significant majority of the Department are active in externally sponsored research, with both government and industrial funding. At present, there are 69 members of academic staff and almost 100 research staff.
• To apply for this post, you should have English and Maths to GCSE Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) and demonstrate an enthusiasm and aptitude for the skills taught in the apprenticeship.
• Starting salary: £17,682 (salary progression through successful completion of programme).
To download the job description, please visit: https://bit.ly/2ooJAqL
To apply, please visit: https://www.findapprenticeship...
Applications close 12 noon on 18th October 2019.
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