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Land-Based Engineering Apprentice VINCENT TRACTORS LTD

Vincent Tractors and Plant is proud to recruit a polite and motivated Land-Based Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career, giving you valuable on-the-job experience whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage can be discussed at interview.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will primarily develop practical skills in a wide range of areas, connected to land- based vehicles and machinery, whilst benefiting from full support and guidance.

  • General maintenance
  • Servicing
  • Fault finding and repair
  • After sales

Duties will vary and may be dependent on workload, so on occasion you may also be asked to support with wider duties, including:

  • Assisting qualified technicians in the workshop
  • Maintaining a clean working environment
  • Preparing machinery for collection
  • Assisting the parts sales staff with orders, including online purchases
  • Performing basic computer tasks, using the in-house systems
  • Completing job sheets
  • Customer support

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be working towards a Level 2 Land-based Service Engineer Apprenticeship Standard.

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an Apprenticeship Advisor.

You will be required to attend Duchy College Stoke Climsland on a block release basis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 3 and potential for full time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Punctual, Physical strength, Proactive, Diligent, Dexterous


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

A driving licence and own transport may prove helpful for the role, due to the isolated rural location.

About the employer

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join Vincent Tractors as an apprentice Land- Based Service Engineer. The company offers opportunity to join a forward thinking, friendly, supportive and highly experienced team at their site in Holsworthy. The Vincent family have been committed to providing high quality machinery and brilliant customer service to farmers, plant operators and landowners for over fifty years. The business operates from multiple sites across Devon and Cornwall




Unit 1 Neet Way

Holsworthy Industrial Estate


EX22 6ES

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Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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