‘Heritage Skills Academy’ delivers a fusion of cutting-edge technology with ‘old-school’ engineering skills. It promotes unique and exciting career opportunities to the next generation of Heritage Engineers.

Heritage Skills Academy brings experts together from across the ‘Restoration Industry’ who are committed to preserving the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm required to maintain and restore the world’s finest classic motor vehicles.

HSA works with the UK’s leading Classic Vehicle Specialists, helping them to recruit and train world-class engineers. Our employers range from general restorers, specialists working on single marques and Historic Racing specialists preparing iconic vehicles for national and international race meetings and competitions.

If you are an employer with a vacancy, or an applicant looking for an exciting career with excellent prospects, contact us today.


Apprentice places now available

We are recruiting!  Apprenticeships available with leading heritage vehicle companies across the UK.

We have currently have vacancies for a Spring start in 2021 with classic car companies across the UK who need highly skilled students to join our apprenticeship program.

To find out more about the Apprenticeship programme - https://heritageskillsacademy.co.uk/apprenticeships

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Employment Opportunities

Chiltern Aston Centre currently have a full time vacancy for a panel beater/fabricator.

We are an Aston Marin approved bodyshop for both Heritage and New Era models. We carry out structural, accident damages and cosmetic repairs as well as full restorations.

We are a low volume shop concentrating on quality work. Good welding skills are essential and some M.E.T experience would be an advantage. Semi-skilled candidates will be considered.

To find out more about Chiltern...

Find an apprenticeship - GOV.UK

The govenments national apprenticeship website is a useful starting point with the option to search Apprenticeship vacancies. 

Please find links to current Apprentice vacancies below. 

Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Heritage Engineering – This Coachbuilding Apprenticeship vacancy offers a unique opportunity to work with an established team of highly accomplished restoration engineers. The successful applicant will assist with the repair...

Latest News

RAC awards - Winner

Congratulations to our very own Janice Pitchforth, winning the prestigious RAC personality award - recognising an individual who has made a significant contribution to the Historic motoring scene. A fantastic speech and looking fabulous, the best excuse to dress up and celebrate - "the best dressed person ever to be seen in a workshop" Lee McKenzie. A bit more about Janice and her well deserved award. Janice Pitchforth has been singularly instrumental in promoting and deve...

Royal Automobile Club - 2020 Finalist

We are delighted to celebrate the news that our own Operations Director Janice Pitchforth has been selected as one of the three finalists in the Personality category in this year’s Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards, the annual celebration of the British historic motoring and motorsport world. The criteria for this award is that an individual must have made an outstanding contribution to the world of historic motoring in Britain over the past 12 months.  This prestigious award seeks to r...


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