Do you want to start a great career and pick up recognised qualifications at the same time? As an apprentice with Oxford Direct Services, you’ll do a real job, so you can gain essential workplace experience, continue learning and earn a wage too!

You’ll earn from day one, being part of the team in your chosen area of work. At the same time, you will continue your training and education and gain recognised industry qualifications, up to diploma level and beyond. An apprenticeship can take up to 4 years to complete and will give you a fantastic start in your new career.

Current opportunities:

  • 1 x Apprentice Gardener
  • 1 x Countryside Apprentice 
  • 1 x Landscape Apprentice 

The above are Level 2 Apprenticeships which means that you will be employed for 2 years as an Apprentice. If the you successfully complete your Level 2 qualification by the end of first 12 months, there is the opportunity for you to be enrolled for in your second year onto a Level 3 qualification.

Minimum age requirements:

  • Business Admin Apprentice is open to anyone 16 years and over.
  • All the other apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 17 years and over.

To discuss the apprenticeships before applying, please contact Stuart Fitzsimmons on 01865 252041 or via

To apply, candidates should submit a CV and a covering letter (with their full contact details) outlining why they wish to be considered for the Apprenticeship position they wish to be considered for, to or by post to Tracey Bennett, Organisational Development Manager, Oxford Direct Services, Marsh Road, Oxford, OX4 2HH.  

Closing date for applications: Sunday 09 June 2019, midnight.


We have high standards when it comes to delivering our services so we would need you to be keen to learn and take personal responsibility, as well as being self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.

In return, you will be welcomed into friendly and supportive teams who will help you to put your developing skills into practice.