As the staff and apprentices of OAS gathered for the official opening of the new OAS Training Centre, members of the local media, including the BBC and Jack FM, were in attendance to document the momentous occasion at the UKAEA Culham site.
To hear directly from our Director, David Martin and, special guest, Ross Brawn OBE on why OAS and apprenticeships are so important for the region, click here to listen to their full interview on Jack FM.
You can also read BBC Oxford’s coverage of their visit to the launch by clicking here.
The purpose built, state-of-the-art centre is part of a joint project between the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support the region’s high value technology businesses and seed the next generation of engineers. The two organisations between them have a history of apprentice training in science and engineering stretching back more than 70 years.
OAS will support the region’s skills shortage by training up to 350 apprentices each year across a variety of disciplines including milling, turning and electronic assembly.
Interested in learning more about how you can join OAS from next September? Register here for one of our upcoming open days to come and take a look around the training centre and meet our training team.
Interested in becoming an employer partner and working with the OAS to enable us to train your businesses future engineering talent? Contact Business Development Manager Tom Cox via email@example.com or call on 02476701557 for more information.