In memory of
Simon Philip Diffey 11.06.64 - 14.05.22

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Simon was a strong supporter of ‘Heritage Skills Academy’, and a passionate ambassador for inspiring young people to begin their Engineering careers as Apprentices within the Historic Racing and the classic vehicle restoration and preservation industry.

 

As recognition of this, Sarah and the family have a chosen ‘Heritage Skills Academy’ as one of the beneficiaries for donations from friends wishing to celebrate his life.

 

‘Heritage Skills Academy’ is committed to preserving the skills and knowledge essential to maintain classic vehicles. We will work closely with Simon’s family to ensure that donations are used to celebrate Simon’s support for Historic Racing, the classic vehicle industry and continue to encourage young people’s careers in it.

For anyone wishing to make a donation on behalf of Simon's memory please visit the following link;

 

https://giving.ben.org.uk/cf/in-memory-of-simon-diffey

All donations made will be split equally between Heritage Skills Academy and Ben, the automotive industry charity.

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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