Jaguar Land Rover Service Technician Apprenticeship

Apply From: 1st of July 2019
Application Deadline:
Start Date:

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK&s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car
brands. As such, we recognise the importance in identifying talented people to become the next
generation of professional retailer employees, and we are looking for people who share our passion to
join our highly successful Retailer Apprenticeship Programme, with opportunities nationwide.

The Jaguar Land Rover Service Technician Apprenticeship

Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians.
But what does a Service Technician actually do?
Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians 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 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 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 the road to a successful
graduation from the programme.

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)
  •  Brand 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)
  •  Brand 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
are looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd.

We are 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 A – C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and any other 2 GCSE

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English, Maths
and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also

'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)

Future Prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our Retailer Network. Your early
development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed
toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the Jaguar
Land Rover global training materials. At the end of your Apprenticeship Programme you will
undertake the Jaguar Land Rover Level 2 Assessment, the first step on the Jaguar Land Rover
(internal) Learner Journey. 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

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

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