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‘Diff’ stickers will be available for a donation (minimum - £5) made to ‘Heritage Skills Academy’ through the ‘Just Giving’ page linked below or by scanning the QR code. All donations will be used to support the:

The Simon Diffey Heritage Motorsport Apprentice Award

Objective: To continue in perpetuity, a legacy of Simon’s ethos in recognising & encouraging the next generation of young Heritage Apprentice Engineers through opportunity.

 Awarded to: A young individual, identified by a select panel of judges, for demonstrating talent in engineering, passion, enthusiasm, and exceptional commitment as a team player during their apprenticeship.

 The Award:

  • To live and work for 1 month with a famous Heritage Motorsport race team

  • A £3,000 award to cover the cost of accommodation, travel and subsistence during their secondment

  • Secondment to include at least one international Historic Motorsport event

  • Plus, an opportunity to obtain ARDS race license

(Note: The Award will be made a year in advance to be taken the following summer)

 

To be Awarded at: Goodwood Revival 2022 - by His Grace, The Duke of Richmond

The 2022 Award will be a secondment to join the Classic Team Lotus for one month during the Summer 2023 race season.

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DELIVERING A FUSION OF CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY WITH ‘OLD-SCHOOL’ ENGINEERING SKILLS. 

 PROMOTING UNIQUE AND EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF HERITAGE ENGINEERS

APPRENTICES
 

We recruit and train apprentices who are passionate about heritage vehicles and want to pursue a career in this exciting industry. We work closely with you and our employer partners to ensure excellent placements in supportive settings;  where you can develop your skills as you progress through the Heritage Engineering Technician Apprenticeship.

EMPLOYERS
 

We work closely with our employers to understand their businesses, and the skills and attributes they are looking for. We advertise, shortlist, assess, and interview applicants, so you only see people we believe will strengthen your team.

We recruit passionate and committed individuals who are trained in specialist facilities by our skilled and experienced team.

PARENTS

Apprenticeships provide a clear and supportive pathway into this exciting industry allowing your young person to develop the professional skills and attributes to build a successful career.

Modern apprenticeships are the best way for young people to learn practical skills from experts in the workplace, which continuing to study alongside their growing experience of paid employment.

 

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ABOUT US

Heritage Skills Academy brings experts together from across the restoration industry who are committed to preserving the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm required to maintain and restore the world’s finest classic motor vehicles.

HSA works with the UK’s leading classic vehicle specialists, helping them to recruit and train world-class engineers. Our employers range from general restorers, specialists working on single marques and historic racing specialists preparing iconic vehicles for national and international race meetings and competitions.

If you are an employer with a vacancy, or an applicant looking for an exciting career with excellent prospects, contact us today.

CONTACT US

Telephone: 01438 718224
Email: apprenticeships@heritageskillsacademy.co.uk


OPENING HOURS
Monday: 9:00-17:30
Tuesday: 9:00-17:30
Wednesday: 9:00-17:30
Thursday: 9:00-17:30
Friday: 9:00-17:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Bicester Heritage Site:

Heritage Skills Academy, Unit 90, Bicester Heritage, Launton Road, Bicester, OX26 5HA

Brooklands Museum Site:

Heritage Skills Academy, The Flight Shed, Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, KT13 0SL

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