Apprenticeships at OAL

Further education at OAL is the perfect opportunity to ‘learn while you earn’ and gain skills in a working environment, while also representing a cost-effective alternative to a degree. From day one you’ll become a vital member of the OAL team and get the chance to learn from experienced employees.


It’s an exciting time to be part of the food manufacturing industry - the biggest industry in the UK. As adoption of robotics and automation in food processing starts to take off, you could be part of a team working to spearhead this revolution! Find out more about what it's like to work with robots by following this link. 

In our company of around 65 employees, we currently have 12% of our employees studying across multiple disciplines and you could be part of this. We often support our employees to complete apprenticeships and degrees whilst working for OAL as we understand the importance of training on the job. We want to attract future leaders and offer them a launch pad for their career in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

We’re always on the look-out for suitable candidates to join the company as an apprentice. We just have a few requests…

Are you:

  • Motivated and dynamic

  • Ready to hit the ground running

  • Enthusiastic to learn, develop and stand out from the crowd

  • Interested in the latest advances in technology, robotics and automation

  • Ready to work hard but have fun

Can you demonstrate:

  • Great interpersonal communication skills

  • A fantastic attitude towards work and any challenges that may arise

  • Reliable time management skills

  • A thirst for knowledge

  • Good IT skills


If so, please send an email to with your CV and covering letter expressing where you can add value.