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

With the emphasis firmly on grounds care machinery, you will develop skills and proficiency in a wide range of technical areas, from routine maintenance and servicing through to complex component overhauls, utilising the very latest John Deere diagnostic equipment.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Performing basic service tasks and developing skills in removal and reconditioning of components
  • Progressing to perform more complex service and repair tasks, both at the dealership and out in the field
  • Assisting qualified technicians as needed
  • Reporting weekly to a mentor or service manager regarding ongoing activities and progression
  • Maintaining the condition of inventory, tools and equipment
  • Following all safety rules and regulations
  • You will learn to use the very latest John Deere equipment, working at the cutting edge of technology

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should be:

  • Technically minded
  • Practical 
  • Logical 

Personal qualities

You should be:

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

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

  • As a fully qualified John Deere Turf 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. and 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.


P Tuckwell Ltd


Ardleigh Hall

Dedham Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq


Emma Powell or Julie Jones 01743 762044

When successful you will be awarded:

  • Land-Based Service Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Simply visit the apprenticeshipfinder website, and click apply now. Complete the registration form and online screener to the best of your ability.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021