Careers announcements

National Healthcare Weekend 24th & 25th March 2018



MINI Plant Oxford – Girls Go Technical 2017

Are you female and considering a technical apprenticeship within the manufacturing industry to commence in September 2018? If so, this programme is for you. Experience the day to day challenges encountered by our engineers and technical apprentices in our fascinating world class factories through this exciting and unique opportunity.

Girls Go Technical is for young ladies between the ages of 15 and 24 (minimum year 11 in September 2017). There are a limited number of places available on the programme which will run during the October half term holiday, week commencing 23rd October 2017.

Those attending will be taken on a tour around two of the three manufacturing sites; Plant Oxford where MINI is built. Plant Hams Hall, where engines are assembled and Plant Swindon, the body and pressings plant. You will spend four days at the heart of our operations, two at the site closest to your home region for in-depth work experience, and two at Plant Oxford. Participants based at the Oxford Plant will be offered an optional tour of Plant Swindon.

Upon completion of the programme, participants will have gained:

– An in-depth awareness of manufacturing and engineering processes
– An insight into the range of careers available – including technical roles0
– Enhanced interview and job application skills.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity – apply today! The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24th September 2017.

See the MINI Plant Girls Go Technical flyer or visit for further information.

Moving On results day guide

To help students prepare for results day, Moving On have published a FREE Results Day Guide

The guide covers everything that your students need to prepare for results day including:

  • Surviving GCSE and A-level results day – what to do if they think their results are wrong and going through clearing.
  • Academic, vocational and apprenticeship options after GCSEs and A-levels – we explain their choices.
  • Employability skills – what employers are looking for.
  • What it would be like to work in a variety of roles across all industry areas, interviews and articles covering everything from automotive to zoology.

Parents and Carers have a huge influence on their children’s future careers, so please feel free to share the link below with parents and carers. This will help them support their children on results day.​

To find out more about any of the information within this email or about CASCAID and Moving On call the team on +44 (0)1509 226846 or email

How to find us

Gillotts School
Gillotts Lane

01491 574315

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