Apprenticeship Courses

An apprenticeship means that you're getting a recognised qualification through a mix of practical and study elements. Apprenticeships vary not only on levels but they're also unique to each employer.

The apprenticeship courses offered by Oaklands College cover various disciplines, from agriculture to healthcare and many others. We work with employers to create the right learning environment for you, to help you achieve best results. Find a course that interests you below or contact our team to talk through your options.

Apprenticeship in Amenity Horticulture and Greenkeeping

We offer a variety of apprenticeships in Greenkeeping, Sports Turf Management and Amenity Horticulture at Intermediate and Advanced levels. The level and duration of your apprenticeship will depend on your previous workplace experience and skill level. All these apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace where you will build up a portfolio of evidence and take part in work based assessment visits. You can start the course anytime.

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  • SSt Albans Campus

Apprenticeship in Construction Management/Civil Engineering

Construction Management is the planning and control of a building project from start to finish. It is about meeting the needs of the client and making sure the project reaches completion on time and on budget. It is suitable for individuals with appropriate qualifications or who have been in the industry for a while and are looking to step up the career ladder.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Apprenticeships in Business and Management

Business apprenticeships are all about helping businesses to run efficiently and profitably. We offer apprenticeship programmes covering all levels of roles and responsibilities in Business, Administration and Management which allow you to learn and develop the key skills required to succeed in your role and lets you put those skills into practice in a reall working environment.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Apprenticeships in Childcare and Early Years

We offer Apprenticeships in Early Years Educator at Level 2 and Level 3 together with Apprenticeships in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools also at Level 2 and Level 3. These pprenticeships are based on real work experience together with underpinning knowledge delivered by a qualified and experienced assessor. Training, supervision, mentoring and coaching will take place off-the-job. This qualification will provide learners with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to support staff, children or young people an early years setting or school environment.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Apprenticeships in Engineering

Engineering covers a whole range of areas, including manufacturing, production, mechatronics, design and electronics. Our Engineering apprenticeships range from Level 2 to Level 5 (HND) and are suitable for candidatess who wish to make a career in the Engineering industry. You should be employed and able to be released for at least one day a week.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Apprenticeships in Hospitality & Catering

The hospitality & catering industry can offer you an exciting, fast-paced and rewarding career. Our hospitality apprenticeships allow you to select from a range of specialist functions including food and beverage servvice, concierge and guest services, conference and events operation or housekeeping to name bu t a few, dependng on your job role and responsibilities. Our apprenticeship for Commis Chefs will cover all the basic functons in every section of the professional kitchen including how to prepare and cook food to a professional standard, cooking techniques and the theory required to undertake practical assessment.

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  • SSt Albans Campus

Apprenticeships in Plumbing

An apprenticeship in plumbing will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to progress your career in the plumbing trade. You will learn to undertake a range of duties, such as the installation and maintenance of plumbing systems, safety, hot and cold water systems, sanitation and central heating.

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  • SSt Albans Campus

Apprenticeships in Science

Laboratory technicians support scientists and help carry out tests, research and investigations. They work in a wide range of organisations including biotechnology, chemical, nuclear and analytical science services. Laboratory technicians are expected to work both individually and as part of a laboratory team. They are able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken. They are proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improving the business.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Apprenticeships in Trowel Occupations

An apprenticeship in Trowel Trades will help you develop your skills and knowledge in the construction industry. We offer apprenticeships at Intermediate (Level 2) and Advanced (lLevel 3) levels depending on your prior qualifications and experience. The apprenticeship programme consists of a number of qualifications which include a Technical Certificate, NVQ plus an element of maths and English at the approprate level.

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  • SSt Albans Campus

Apprenticeships in Wood Occupations (Carpentry & Joinery)

An Intermediate (Level 2) or Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations allows apprentices to specialise in site joinery or bench joinery. The apprenticeship combines training at college with on-the-job experience where you will develop skills in the use of power tools. The level you undertake will depend on your previous qualifications and work experience.

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  • SSt Albans Campus

Computing, Technology and Cyber Security Apprenticeships

Our range of IT apprenticeships are designed to develop a wide range of skills to help you get on in today's chellenging and fast paced IT environment. We currently offer Level 2 and Level 3 Apprenticeships in IT Application Specialist, a Level 3 Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professional and a Higher Apprenticeship in Cyber Secutiy Technician.

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Contact us to find out more

Whether you found an opportunity you're interested in and you'd like to discuss it in more detail or maybe you'd like to find out more about apprenticeship opportunities with Oaklands College, our staff will be more than happy to help.

01727 737000  apprenticeships@oaklands.ac.uk