Next step – Local large employers

We have a number of large employers across the sub region who run and recruit to their own Apprenticeship and Graduate programmes as well as a number of others who try and recruit locally.


ALDi logoAldi, the supermarket chain recruit at all levels including running established Apprenticeship and Graduate programmes.


Alston logoIn the UK, Alstom is active in the rail, power and electricity transmission sectors, operates from 30 sites and employs more than 6,500 people across the country. Our site in Rugby has been at the forefront of engineering developments since the 19th-century and continues to produce cutting edge technology for projects across the world. We are always looking for strong talent and recruit Graduates and Apprentices.

Aston Martin Lagonda

Aston_logo3_1940hrAston Martin means joining one of the world’s most respected luxury automotive brands. With opportunities available now in a variety of business areas, you have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment – fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic.


BMW logoThe BMW Group is one of the world’s leading automobile and motorcycle manufacturers with more than 100,000 employees in over 100 countries. Our automobile brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce enjoy a worldwide reputation.


Brose logoAs a self-reliant family-owned company with 100 years of tradition behind it, our actions are characterized by continuity and independence. That long-term focus has created a special relationship of trust between the company’s management and its workforce. Our Corporate culture helps our employees in our locations all over the world to become an effective team and helps strengthen the sense of togetherness.


CaterpillaCaterpillar makes progress possible around the world — for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. As a single company with hundreds of global locations serving industries as varied as transportation, marine and forestry, we are in a unique position to offer endless opportunities and worthwhile rewards for our employees.


CEMEXThe growth and success of CEMEX is directly attributed to the people we employ. With a business as diverse as ours, we clearly need to employ people who possess a broad spectrum of knowledge, skills and experience. More than 50,000 employees worldwide enjoy working for a successful company with a dynamic growth record and a reputation for knowing it’s business.


CodemastersCodemasters is an award winning games developer and publisher with a 25-year heritage. Our popular game brands include DiRT, GRID, Cricket and Operation Flashpoint. The company also retains the exclusive worldwide video game rights to FORMULA ONE. F1 2010, the first multi-format high-definition FORMULA ONE racing game released September 2010, is the fastest-selling FORMULA ONE game ever. It entered the charts at number one in six countries and secured the BAFTA award for Best Sports Game.

Coventry Building Society

Coventry Building SocietyWe’re always looking for professional, committed and friendly people to show our customers we care – whether that’s on the phone or in person. But it’s not just our customers who receive the TLC treatment, our staff do too.

DCS Europe Ltd

DCS EuropeDCS is the UK’s official sales and distribution company for P&G, Gillette, Unilever, Colgate, SC Johnson, Osram and other leading brands. We were recently awarded a place in the Top 250 private companies in the UK.

What drives this success? At DCS we never lose sight of the fact that our people are the heart of our business.


Delphi_logoAt Delphi, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining qualified individuals with degrees in Engineering, Science and Business, and with such personal attributes as integrity, leadership, innovation and enthusiasm for learning.

E.on U Ltd

EonWe have a bold vision for the future of the energy industry – and the scale and resources to achieve it. Explore our business areas and see what part you could play.


EURO-CAR-PARTSEuro Car Parts currently employs more than 7,500 team members across 160+ branches, 13 hubs, 4 National Distribution Centres and our Head Office in Wembley, as well as Field Based Trainers and Specialist Teams.

Importantly, equal opportunity is a way of life here. Our multicultural make-up is a major asset and we challenge anyone to find more ethnic diversity within a major UK company.


IBMIT Apprenticeships at IBM are all about picking up new skills – and lots of them. It’s three year’s of brilliant training, loads of exposure and the kind of experience you simply couldn’t get anywhere else. If you’ve decided to dive straight into the world of work after college – and if you’re as fascinated as we are by technology and how it can change business – it’s one of the best learning experiences out there.




Jaguar Land Rover

JLRJaguar Land Rovers award-winning Apprenticeship programmes are not just for anyone. They are for people who have a passion for learning. They are for people determined to succeed. They are for the people who will be able to make the most of the hands-on experience and qualifications we offer.




Listers Group

listersListers is one of the largest automotive groups in the UK, founded in 1979 as a single dealership in Coventry. Since then we’ve grown to over 40 centres stretching from Worcestershire, through the Midlands and Nottinghamshire, up to Lincolnshire and the east coast.


MRAAt MIRA we recognise the need to not only prepare appropriately skilled staff for our own needs, but also for the needs of our rapidly increasing customer base within the Technology Park at MIRA. MIRA Academy is the next crucial step forward for us in addressing this.

National Grid

National GridAs the UK’s largest utility business, we do more than provide energy. We touch lives, vital to the customers and communities we serve.


Repair TechOperating one of the most advanced IT control systems in the UK, based in Southam, Warwickshire, RepairTech Ltd is at the cutting edge of the IT repair and reutilisation market, offering tailor made services designed to cater for customer’s everyday needs.

With an extensive working knowledge of the industry, the company provides a comprehensive fault finding and repair service.


RicardoRicardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy. It is also a specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. The company employs over 2,100 professional engineers, consultants and scientists who are committed to delivering outstanding projects focused on class-leading innovation in our core product areas of engine, transmission, vehicle, hybrid and electrical systems, environmental forecasting and impact analysis.

Rolls Royce

Rolls RoyceThe relentless innovation of the Group’s products makes it imperative that we have the best workforce in the business. To ensure this, we seek to create a diverse and inclusive working environment that attracts and retains talented people, enhances flexibility and motivation, and encourages involvement in the ongoing success of our company. We are also committed to developing our people’s skills through a range of world-class training programmes, and to encouraging a wider interest in science and engineering.

Rolls-Royce currently employs over 55,000 people in more than 50 countries around the world. And with our growing order book, those numbers are set to increase as well.

Royal Shakespeare Company

RSCWe believe in developing people and giving them the first steps into an exciting and successful future career.

We want to offer you the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship in our Commercial Services team, which deals with our customer and our money making activities. We’re looking for people who are keen to start their careers. You don’t need any qualifications or previous experience, you just need enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent WaterSevern Trent offers great opportunities for taking the next step in your career.

We are a dynamic forward-thinking place to work – whether you’re on the front-line helping customers with immediate problems, delivering tomorrow’s innovative engineering projects or planning sustainable services years into the future, you can look forward to plenty of variety in your work.


telent logoBy harnessing the best in telecoms and infrastructure technology we are creating world-class communication solutions for our customers, many of whom operate in mission critical environments.


MTCWe believe that apprentices will once again form the backbone of the manufacturing industry.

MTC apprentices develop skills across a broad range of manufacturing processes and tool room techniques. Our apprentices are involved in projects across MTC’s research themes, learning valuable skills that will aid their progression into a long term career in engineering.


TNTWidely recognised as being at the forefront of quality both inside the transport industry and beyond, we have won many prestigious accolades including the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, The European Quality Award and The Investor in People Award for Outstanding Practice.

The key factor behind our extraordinary track record is the enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism of our people. We value our people above all else, which is why we motivate them, empower them, recognise their contribution and reward them.


TritonTriton is one of the largest employers in Nuneaton and has been based in Warwickshire since it was formed in 1975. Triton employs around 350 people with just under 280 employees based in the Head Office. Triton has a very loyal employee base with a number of employees clocking up 30, 25, 20 and 10 years plus service.

Triumph Motorcycles

TriumphAt the heart of Triumph‘s philosophy is a firm commitment to developing truly unique motorcycles that are distinctive in looks, design and performance. Triumph’s aim is to craft motorcycles that deliver a great riding experience through the fusion of a well-balanced, easy-to-handle chassis and strong, flexible engines. The result is an inspiring range of motorcycles delivering intelligent, usable performance.


ValpakWe have been providing simple, innovative environmental solutions to over 4,000 organisations since 1997. Whether an organisation’s goals are to achieve legal compliance, maximise cost savings, improve environmental performance or develop knowledge, we can work in partnership with them to find the best possible solution to meet their objectives.

Next step – Local large employers was last updated on January 22, 2018.