The BMW/MINI Apprenticeship Scheme

Working alongside the BMW/MINI National Apprenticeship Scheme, Vines offer an exciting range of Apprenticeship opportunities to help you kickstart your career within the Automotive Industry.

The BMW Apprenticeship Programmes are well recognised and recently they attained the highest grade of ‘Outstanding’ from Ofsted.

The Programmes are unique to BMW/MINI, the training predominantly takes place within our centre with all off the job specialised training is carried out at the BMW Group Academy, Wokefield Park in Berkshire (depending on the programme).

We offer Apprenticeships in the following areas:


  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Bodyshop – Paint, Panel & MET Technician


  • Aftersales Customer Service – Service & Parts Advisors
  • BMW / MINI Genius
  • BMW / MINI Sales Executive

Application criteria

You are required to have, or predicted to attain, 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English, Maths and one other subject.

What is our recruitment process?

You can register your details by clicking here.

Looking for work experience?

We work with many local schools and colleges to offer students the opportunity to experience work within our centres, as we feel it’s important to represent the many roles available within the automotive industry; this could be within our workshops with our Technicians, within our showroom with our Sales Executives or within one of the many group functions like Marketing, Accounts and HR.

If you're interested and would like to know more please email your details to along with the dates you wish to enquire about.