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).

Vines BMW Apprenticeship
Vines BMW Apprenticeship
Vines BMW Apprenticeship

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 the recruitment process?

  • Register your details to receive job alerts for when we do post a vacancy for our Apprenticeships here or using the button at the top of the page.
  • When a vacancy arises you will be invited to apply. Your application will be screened by our Recruitment team, you will be advised if you have been successful or not through to the next stage.
  • We provide you a link to apply direct to the BMW/MINI Apprenticeship Programmes.
  • The BMW Group Apprenticeship Team will check you meet the initial requirements to proceed.
  • Interviews and aptitude test within our centre
  • Work Trial.
  • Job Offer.

Looking for work experience?

Gain experience working with one of the most innovative automotive companies in the world. Whether you're looking to the future to secure your dream job, or simply you want the opportunity to learn an area of work. You may just find skills you didn't even know you had. Learn new ways of working and discover a variety of opportunities to help you work better with other people now and in the future; and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

If you're interested and would like to know more please email your details to