Entries by ACE Training

Autumn Budget 2018. Minimum Wage for apprentices to increase

We welcome the announcement in today’s Autumn Budget of a further increase in the Minimum Wage rates for apprentices.  The new minimum level will be £3.90 per hour from April 2019 and applies those aged 16-18 and those aged 19+ in the first year of their apprenticeship.  Anything that puts more pounds in apprentices’ pockets […]

APPRENTICESHIP VACANCY! Advanced Bricklayer Apprenticeship at Oxford Brickwork

Have you recently completed your Intermediate Apprenticeship or a Level 2 qualification in Bricklaying? Then we want to hear from YOU!  Oxford Brickwork are one of the premier brickwork contractors in the region and they have a fantastic opportunity for a Level 2 qualified bricklayer to continue their training through an Advanced level apprenticeship with […]

APPRENTICESHIP VACANCY! Site Carpentry Apprenticeship at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

A great opportunity to undertake a trade apprenticeship in a very unique workplace!  This Site Carpentry apprenticeship will start with Intermediate/ L2, progressing to Advanced / L3 across 4 years. The successful Apprentice will work in multiple sites ensuring STFC’s buildings provide a safe, efficient and comfortable environment for staff and visitors. Closing date is […]

October half-term break

We can’t quite believe it’s half-term already! Quick reminder of our arrangements: Apprentices will attend college as normal, on either Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd. Study Programme and all other students attending Wednesday/Thursday/Friday are OFF next week, returning to college from Wednesday 31st October Our training centre will be open and staffed throughout, so we’d […]

Apprenticeship Fair at Witney Lakes – this evening

We will be at the West Oxfordshire Learning Partnership (WOLP) Apprenticeship Fair this evening (Thursday 18th October 2018) from 5-8pm at Witney Lakes Resort. Students in years 10-13 at the 7 west Oxfordshire schools have been invited and the event is open to the public too, so we know that it will be a busy […]

ACE employers recognised at JACKfm Brick Awards

We were ever so proud of the success of number of our employers at the recent JACKfm Brick Awards which took place at the Bodleian Library in Oxford.  We are known for our award-winning apprentices so it is now fantastic to have the success of some of our employers recognised in this way. All three […]

Open Morning – Saturday 13th October 1000-1200

Our second-to-last Saturday Open Morning of 2018 is this Saturday from 1000-1200. As you know, we’re not the sort of college to turn people away just because September has passed, so if you’re interested in construction training for yourself, someone you know or for your business, then make an appointment to see us this Saturday […]

Year 11 Careers Day @ Matthew Arnold School. Weds 10th October

We’re looking forward to the Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) Day at Matthew Arnold School in Oxford this Wednesday. Sorcha will be there talking to Year 11s about the award-winning apprenticeship training at ACE and our pre-apprenticeship Study Programmes which have proven success in helping students progress into employment, further training and apprenticeships.