Apprenticeships at Oaklands

An apprenticeship is the perfect blend between learning and earning - it's a real job, with real income, and allows you to get into work but at the same time work towards a qualifications that is nationally recognised.

Our Apprenticeship programme is the perfect way to kick-start your career. It combines working in a real business with study towards technical qualifications needed for your career. It is the ideal solution for forward thinking savvy individuals who want to develop their career, gain qualifications and at degree level, you don’t incur any debt.

I’m a student looking for an apprenticeship


As an apprentice you'll be right amongst it in the workplace. You'll be employed and earning as a recognised member of staff, with the support from both your employer and the College to help you achieve qualification.

I’m an employer looking to hire an apprentice

Apprenticeships are a good way to harness fresh new talent. Apprentices can help your organisation to increase productivity, improve competitiveness and meet future challenges.

Apprentices receive an Apprentice salary of at least £3.50 per hour in the first year followed by the National Minimum Wage in the following years. In fact, our prestigious employers value the benefits of Apprenticeships so much, they often pay much higher salaries because they are looking for top calibre Apprentices who can really make a difference in their business and that could be you.

We offer Apprenticeships from Level 2 through to degree level and it’s a great way to achieve higher level qualifications whilst gaining that all important industry experience, which makes you really stand out from the crowd with employers.  

Apprenticeships vary in duration depending on the specific vocation and level you are undertaking but will typically be between one and three years.

What our apprentices say

How to get in touch?

We have a dedicated Apprenticeship Team who are on hand for both students and employers to support them in their apprenticeship journey.

01727 737000