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Christmas came early for us this week with a huge donation of timber from McCarthy & Ratcliffe Carpentry  working on the Bloor Homes site in Long Hanborough.  We are so grateful for their generosity and as well as being a great way to use excess materials from a site, it also saves us valuable money as we regularly purchase large quantities of timber for our training centre.

More photos on our Facebook page.

Thanks so much!

ACE would love to speak to any construction firms or suppliers who might want to help us with materials.  We are also a registered waste carrier.  For more information, check our website.

We are delighted to invite applications for an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bench Joinery at Maple Joinery in Middleton Cheney, near Banbury. Maple Joinery Co produces a broad range of high quality and bespoke products including doors, cabinets and counter displays. The successful candidate will spend four days at work with Maple Joinery and one day […]

It’s difficult thinking about career choices when you don’t always know what to expect from a particular job or workplace. That’s why our Workshop Taster Days are so valuable. We love seeing people come in and handle a brick for the first time, or put a saw to a piece of wood. There’s only so […]

Note that the training centre is closed on Good Friday 30th March and Easter Monday 2nd. Site Carpentry, Bench Joinery & Maintenance Operations Apprentices are also off on 3rd April but are in on the 9th and 10th as normal. Bricklaying and Groundworks Apprentices should attend as normal on Tues 3rd / Mon 9th & […]

Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel today’s Open Morning due to weather. Safety of staff and visitors is paramount. Please check our events and calendar page for details on future events and remember we can make appointments for anyone to come and visit us Monday to Friday, just give us a call 01865 […]

Below are holiday dates affecting students as described. ACE will be open at all other times, Monday to Friday, throughout the year, excluding Public Holidays.

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on how we have successfully grown our Apprenticeship numbers while recognising the continued challenge in tackling our industry’s skills shortages. This week the CITB reported record numbers of construction apprentices nationally – https://www.citb.co.uk/news-events/uk/2018/construction-apprenticeship-starts-reaches-record-high/ We’re proud also of the fact that we […]