For employers:

  • Guaranteed quality of supervision and training producing ‘work-ready’ engineers and technicians

  • Training in the workplace in a culture of focus, discipline and commitment

  • Employer-led training with opportunities to identify key skills and tailor the programme to future needs

  • Options for upskilling existing workforce

For apprentices:

  • Top level qualifications recognised by employers throughout the UK

  • Apprenticeships with progression into high-level technical careers

  • Training in a purpose-built modern facility on a leading
    scientific research site

  • Experience of learning with like-minded people

  • Good transport links for easy access

For the local economy:

  • Building the workforce for a prosperous future, with the advanced
    engineering skills needed to attract investment in the region

  • Giving employers the skills base they need to develop their business

  • Encouraging more employers to offer apprenticeships

Located at Culham Science Centre, the home of the UK’s fusion energy research programme, Oxfordshire Advanced Skills is a partnership between the UK Atomic Energy Authority and the Science & Technology Facilities Council. The centre is managed by leading apprentice training provider JTL, which works with 6,000 learners and 3,500 employers across England and Wales.

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills is now open and took its first intake of apprentices in September 2016. Eventually the centre will train 125 young people per year in a purpose-built training facility at Culham.





Contact us

If you’re interested in an apprenticeship at Oxfordshire Advanced Skills or if you have a hi-tech business based in Oxfordshire and would like to get involved in the centre.


+44 1235 464628


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