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Apprentice Agricultural Technician - P. Tuckwell Ltd - Ardleigh P Tuckwell Ltd

With the emphasis firmly on farm machinery, you will develop skills and proficiency in a wide range of technical areas, utilising the very latest John Deere diagnostic equipment. Level 3 Land-Based Service Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    8:30am to 5:30pm. Days TBC. May include Saturdays on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001677336

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Preparation, installation and handover of complex technologically advanced machinery
  • Diagnosis and repair of complex faults in machinery
  • Conducting complex repairs of machinery
  • Compilation of repair proposals, estimates and quotations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should be:

  • Technically minded
  • Practical
  • Logical

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • A good listener and able to follow instructions
  • A team player
  • Willing to work and study hard

Desired qualifications

Ideally you will have or be predicted good GCSEs in English and maths (or equivalent qualifications) although these are not essential. You must however be literate and numerate.

Future prospects

As a fully qualified John Deere Agricultural Technician, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company, extending your skills with additional training in areas such as compressed gas handling, welding, and, abrasive wheels, as well as going on to achieve LTA levels 3 and 4 (Master Technician) qualifications.

Things to consider

  • The John Deere dealer of tomorrow holds a wide range of opportunities and exciting prospects for the right people
  • This is a physically demanding role
  • You may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods

About the employer

P. Tuckwell Group employ over 150 members of staff, across seven locations, over 60 of which are fully trained technicians in mobile workshops. Investing in the future is key to Tuckwell’s success. We have over 20 young staff members in apprenticeship schemes and promotion from within and personnel development are key.

Employer

P Tuckwell Ltd

Address

Ardleigh Hall

Dedham Road

Colchester

CO7 7LG

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743 762043 recruitment@provq.com

  • Level 3 Land-Based Service Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths at Level 2

Off the job training will be on a residential basis.

All travel, and accommodation costs are covered by the employer.

Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Simply visit https://apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/john-deere, follow the link to 'apply now' and complete the online registration and screener questions.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021