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Quality Technician Apprenticeship J.C. BAMFORD EXCAVATORS LIMITED

There’s no such thing as a typical Apprentice. It’s not just someone who ‘decided not to go to uni.’ It’s not just someone who ‘wants to retrain and do something different.’ Well it is those people. But sometimes, people of all ages just want to build a career with an amazing company and gain a recognised qualification.

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

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Business Unit dependent: 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday inclusive and 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday with a half hour unpaid break OR 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday inclusive and 8.00am to 1.00pm Friday with a half hour unpaid break

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On a day-to-day basis you will be supporting component manufacturing and assembly lines in problem investigation and resolution, supporting supplier clinics to improve overall quality performance, attending daily production meetings to ensure issues are contained, investigated and resolved. You will also be involved in project meetings to ensure quality is represented and opportunities for improvement are identified. 

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

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a Quality Technician Apprentice working at one of JCB’s UK Business Units you will develop the knowledge and skills to be one of our experts in Quality.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.




Lakeside Works



ST14 5JP


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Note: There will be a series of online testing and a video interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Dec 2022