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Hi-tech engineering apprenticeships and training

Find out more about the advanced manufacturing training available at OAS and discover the most appropriate option for your career.

Level 3 Apprenticeships

We offer training towards the Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard, a qualification designed by engineering employers.

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Level 4 Advanced Apprenticeships

With our fully funded Advanced Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship we will help you to take your engineering career to the next level.

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Level 6 Apprenticeships

Through our partnership with BPP we offer opportunities for you to take your career to the next level with a Level 6, degree apprenticeship, the equivalent to a full bachelor’s degree.

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Why choose OAS for your apprenticeship?

  1. Receive quality training in a purpose-built modern facility containing the latest equipment on a leading scientific research site.
  2. Obtain a top level qualifications recognised by employers throughout the UK.
  3. Be on an apprenticeship with progression into high level technical careers.
  4. Experience learning with like-minded people.
  5. Have good transport links for easy access.

Apprenticeships are an increasingly popular career option, particularly for people finishing school or college. They offer the chance to ‘earn as you learn’ and gain the skills to get a head start in your future career.

The benefits of an apprenticeship

  • Gain nationally recognised qualifications
  • Earn a salary while you receive training
  • A job at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Paid holidays
  • Specific training
  • Develop both personal and technical skills
  • Get experience of the workplace
  • Work in a team with a variety of different people
  • Work and develop alongside other apprentices

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