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National Apprenticeship Week 2020 – what’s on in Oxfordshire

National Apprenticeship Week 2020 takes place from 3-7 February with the theme of ‘Look Beyond’, which celebrates the diversity and value Apprenticeships bring to individuals, employers and communities.

There are lots of events and activities taking place throughout the week, including these in Oxfordshire. Visit https://nawevents.co.uk for a full list of activities happening across the country and join in the conversation using the hashtags #NAW2020 and #LookBeyond.

UKAEA Apprenticeship Open Evening

3 February, 17:00 – 20:00, Culham Science Centre
Have a tour and find out about the range of Apprenticeships on offer at the UK Atomic Energy Authority, including engineering, business admin, HR, finance and more!
Booking essential: http://www.culhamapprenticeshipscheme.com/index.html

JTL Training Electrical and Plumbing & Heating Apprenticeship Open Day

3 February, 16.30 – 18:45, Culham Science Centre
Find out all about Electrical and Plumbing & Heating Apprenticeships with JTL Training and have a look round the training centre.
Booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jtl-oxford-open-day-tuesday-4th-february-...

STFC RAL Apprenticeship Open Evenings

5 & 6 February, 17:00 – 20:00, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Find out about the variety of Apprenticeships on offer with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), including mechanical, electrical & electronic engineering, ICT, computing, business administration, heating & ventilation, carpentry, laboratory technician and more!
Booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stfc-ral-apprenticeship-open-evenings-202...

The Diamond Experience – Apprenticeship Open Evenings

6 February, Diamond Light Source
Find out about becoming an Engineering Technician Apprentice at this unique careers event!
Booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-diamond-experience-apprenticeship-ope...

And beyond…

Engineering Apprenticeships Drop-in

26 February, 16:30 – 19:00, Exeter Hall, Kidlington
Find out all about starting your career in engineering as an Apprentice!
Contact Engineering Trust Training for details at 01993 882008 or info@theengineeringtrust.org

North Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Fair

27 February, 6-8pm, North Oxfordshire Academy
Open to all in the Banbury area – drop in and meet Apprenticeship employers and training providers.

Construction Training Open Morning

29 February, 10:00 – 12:00, ACE Training, Kidlington
Find out all about Construction Apprenticeships and training, meet the tutors and have a look round the college!
See https://www.acetraining.co.uk/event/open-morning-saturday-29th-february for details

Uncover Engineering: Residential for Girls

5 – 8 April, University of Oxford - Somerville College and the Department of Engineering Science
Free residential course comprising hands-on workshops for young women aged 14-16 to get a taste of a career in engineering. See https://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/uncover for details

Computing and Coding Week for Year 10 with Science Oxford

Science Oxford STEM Insight Weeks give Year 10 students the chance to experience a range of STEM businesses in one week. Applications are open until 3 February for their computing and coding week, which takes place from 17 – 21 February. See https://scienceoxford.com/schools/secondary-schools/workplace-visits for details and how to apply.

STEM Summer Placements for Years 11 & 12 with Science Oxford

Science Oxford are taking applications for their summer STEM placements for Year 11 and 12 students until 31 March. See https://scienceoxford.com/schools/secondary-schools/stem-placements for details and how to apply.

Look beyond...

Look beyond National Apprenticeship Week into your future - get informed and inspired with these Apprenticeship videos from BBC Bitesize Careers! They feature loads of different Apprentices talking about their roles and how they got them.