0 Like Jaguar Land Rover (Marshall Land Rover Cambridge) - Service Technician Apprentice

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands.

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel- drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. The company employs almost 38,000 people globally and supports around 275,000 more through our retailers, suppliers and local businesses.

We recognise the importance in identifying talented people to become the next generation of professional retailer employees and help us achieve our ambitious growth plans. We are looking for people who share our passion to join our highly successful Retailer Apprenticeship programme.

Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians/Mechanics. But what does a Service Technician/Mechanic actually do?

Service Technicians/Mechanics service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Service Technicians/Mechanics are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The duties of a Service Technician/Mechanic may include:

  • Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Please note, the Service Technician/Mechanic role varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location.

Training Provided

As well as employment in our retailer, you will be given the training and support you need to develop both personally and professionally.

Using a combination of classroom-based training, e-learning, practical training and application of learning, you will be guided by your trainers and personal mentor along to the road to success.

This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning, and you will be supported every step of the way.

On successful completion of the three-year programme, you will receive:

England: Apprentice standard

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
  • Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006)
  • Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications

Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales: Framework

  • Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VRQ)
  • Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VCQ)
  • Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006)
  • 2 x Apprenticeship Completion Certificates (at L2 & L3)
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications

Desired skills

We are looking for people with an interest in engineering and technology to thrive in this role. While full technical training will be provided, desired skills include problem solving, attention to detail and an aptitude for applied logic.

Application numbers for the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Apprenticeship Programme are high so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd.

We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process. Key personal skills to demonstrate include:

  • A willingness to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Engineering interest
  • Quality focus
  • Personal responsibility and resilience

Minimum entry requirements

GCSE grades 9 – 4 (A – C) or equivalent in English, Maths and two other subjects are required.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve Scottish National 5 Grades A - C or above in English, Maths and either a Science or Technical subject.

'Equivalent' grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

We accept predicted grades and conditional offers can be made based on predicted grades.

Future Prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Retailer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the Jaguar Land Rover global training materials. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium and long term career path.

Further notes

We understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, especially underrepresented groups such as female applicants or applicants from ethnic minorities.

If you can’t apply online, please contact us on 020 3897 3889.

Please do not contact the retailer. Babcock Training are the main point of contact for this vacancy and carry out the full recruitment service for the Jaguar Land Rover network. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application.

Salary: £192 per week

Location of job: Marshall Land Rover Cambridge

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