ACE Training is a specialist construction training centre based in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.

We provide quality pre-apprenticeship programmes and Apprentice training in Brickwork, Bench Joinery, Construction Operations (Groundworks), Maintenance Operations and Site Carpentry as well as introductory and part-time courses, OSAT and schools programmes.


he college is proud to have outstanding outcomes for Apprentice learners, with one of the top success rates in the region according to Ofsted.

ACE Training & Consultancy Ltd works with employers of all sizes and can provide training services to employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy and those who are non-levy payers. ACE holds a direct contract for non-levy Apprenticeship funding with the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and is on the Register of Apprenticeship Providers (ROATP). We can access funding for Apprentices of all ages, subject to the status of their employer and value of employer contribution required.

Apprenticeship grants and incentives for employers, whereby the employer receives a contribution towards costs of employing an apprentice, are currently available. Please ask for details of current Apprenticeship Incentive payments as well as the CITB Employer grants.

Begin your journey to a trade for life, from the moment you start training with ACE you are on your way to a career in construction.


We offer

  • Fully or part-funded Apprenticeship training for all ages.
  • Highly qualified tutors teaching in small groups
  • Hands on workshop based learning
  • Access to high quality training tools and materials
  • Help with meeting employers through monthly ‘Apprentice Hiring Fairs’ and application/interview support
  • Qualifications recognised and valued by industry

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