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Duration: 4 years

Location: Halewood, Liverpool

You can find out more about our site locations here: https://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com/content/United-Kingdom/?locale=en_GB

Hybrid working is potentially available, depending on the area and manager.

Jaguar Land Rover is a multi-site business and you’ll be required to spend time working with different departments at several locations. Once you’ve successfully completed your apprenticeship, you can look forward to a long-term career with us. The role you take on will depend on your performance, personal preferences and business needs.

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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship - Manufacturing, Halewood

There's no need to choose between education and practical skills – our Advanced Apprenticeship gives you both. You can broaden your mind with brand-new concepts at college and put them into action here at Jaguar Land Rover. One day you'll be learning about the latest technologies in your field and the next you'll be applying your learning in your job.

And while we’re giving you a platform to make a real difference for our customers and us, we’ll also enable you to complete your level 3 apprenticeship and achieve a relevant vocational qualification. You will be part of a team delivering iconic products that have included Evoque and Discovery Sport and driving our electrification strategy by supporting the delivery of our Electrical Module Architecture (EMA) to produce our first all-electrical vehicle line.

As an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) on this programme you could be based in Maintenance, the Stamping group or Site Services. You will be asked to indicate your preference during the application process.

Maintenance

Our Manufacturing Maintenance teams at Halewood are responsible for the ongoing monitoring, maintenance and control of all equipment used in the manufacturing process, as well as driving process and facility improvements. Apprentices have a great opportunity to learn a number of key skills across our technology areas:

Body

As a Body Construction Maintenance Technician, you will be part of a large team responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of a heavily automated facility with over 800 robots. You will carry out preventative and predictive maintenance tasks whilst enjoying the opportunity to develop your skills across a wide range of technical equipment including robotics, PLCs, electrical controls and industry-leading joining technologies such as servo gun welding, laser welding, riveting and sealing technologies.

Paint

Producing modern luxury surface finishes for our customers requires a keen focus from our Maintenance teams in Paint operations. You will carry out preventative, predictive and planned activities to ensure our automation facilities deliver consistently on a daily basis and will conduct immediate response investigations where required to ensure continuity of production. There will be opportunities to extend your multiskilled training in areas such as PLC programming, robot programming and servicing, electrical controls, mechanical servicing, variable speed motor control, chemical & material dosing and pump technology.

Trim & Final (T&F)

The painted vehicle body shell comes to life in Trim & Final, becoming a piece of modern luxury for the customer. You will be part of a highly skilled group maintaining and improving advanced equipment with a diverse range of functionality. There are over 100 different pieces of technology – from robot cells, laser markers and conveyor PLCs through to fluid filling equipment, vehicle validation testing rigs and water test facilities.

Stamping Group (Press Shop)

At the heart of the Press Shop, you’ll become either a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician or a toolmaker, working with a range of facilities including state-of-the-art press lines and a high level of automation and robotics. You could be responsible for maintaining all Press facilities, including servo presses, hydraulic presses and crane and conveyor systems to ensure our manufacturing operation runs smoothly.

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians support our in-house machine wellness strategy. You will be involved in undertaking major strip-down, refurbishment and repair activities to improve equipment availability and performance. In addition, you’ll use your problem-solving skills to carry out proactive, preventative and predictive maintenance whilst diagnosing and fixing faults on complex machinery and equipment.

As a Toolmaker, you will have the opportunity to learn cutting-edge maintenance techniques using world-class facilities. You'll enjoy operating and maintaining very large mechanical presses and associated components along with the latest technology in electrical and electronic control systems, giving you a steep learning curve.

The apprenticeship

The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship – Manufacturing is a four-year programme, delivered to Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IfATE) standards. This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge you need for your role, including business behaviours such as team working and problem-solving. In particular, you will learn how to work safely and make a technical contribution to the development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or repair and maintenance of our products or equipment.

Your pathway will depend upon the area of the business in which you will be based. You will be asked for your preference on business area ahead of attending an assessment with us.

In your first year, your time will be spent studying at our education provider and working at a Jaguar Land Rover plant alongside members of our skilled teams. In subsequent years, you will predominantly work in the plant, and you’ll continue your studies leading up to your End Point Assessment (EPA). Throughout your apprenticeship, you will have constant guidance and support from both the business and the training provider.

Your education provider will be Make UK, operating out of North West Training Council, Unit 33 Wellington Employment Park, Dunes Way Liverpool L5 9RJ.

What’s required

To be eligible, you will need to meet our academic entry criteria:

GCSE Maths and English Language at level 4 (C) or plus three further GCSEs at level 4 (C) or higher, including one STEM (science, technology, engineering or maths) subject or an Engineering vocational qualification at level 3/90 credits/540 GLH or higher.

We value new and diverse talent, unconstrained and innovative thinking, and fresh insights and perspectives to support us in developing class-leading products. An interest in manufacturing is desirable, along with real excitement and passion to help Jaguar Land Rover deliver next-generation products and technology.

Rewards and benefits

We haven’t yet confirmed our 2023 level 3 advanced apprenticeship salary, but as a guide, our current starting salary for level 3 apprentices on this programme is £15,835.  We will also pay for your tuition and course fees.

You’ll also enjoy 26 days’ holiday, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, an excellent pension scheme and access to a wide range of deals and discounts from retailers and sports clubs.

In addition, we are committed to your training and development. Because for us, learning is a lifelong adventure. All Jaguar Land Rover employees are eligible for our employee learning scheme (ELS) with up to £200 available to learn a new skill.  You own your development. You make it happen. And together, we are the future of movement.

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You will use your innovation and creativity to the full throughout your apprenticeship as you develop all the skills for a fast-moving career. With ongoing support from industry-leading experts, backed by continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes are as inspiring as the vehicles you’ll help to create.

Please be aware that we close our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme please apply early.

You can find out more about our apprentices and how they play their part on:

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