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Apprentice Service Engineer SCOT J C B LTD

Our ambition is to offer the best customer service in the industry - so we need the best technicians, trained to a world-class standard. This is where you come in. Our apprenticeship scheme is perfect for those who are fascinated by all things mechanical and are looking to learn while also earning a wage and experiencing a workplace environment.

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

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly rate + overtime

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm, plus overtime and occasional Saturdays.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Attending Reaseheath college on block release and completing course work as required. You’ll graduate with an NVQ Level 3 in Land Based Service Engineering
  • Working alongside engineers in the workshop and out on site
  • Carrying out PDI’s on new machines
  • Carrying out repairs to second-hand machines
  • Building up experience over 4 years to work towards working from your own van
  • Adhering to company policies and procedures

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

You’ll learn how to:

  • Repair and maintain machines on customers sites as required with manufacturers specification
  • Carry out inspections and repairs of machines at our depot as required
  • Identify any deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine, and raise this with your supervisor
  • Complete job cards and time sheets
  • Order parts for the jobs you are working on
  • Build relationships with your supervisor and other engineers

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of the 4 year apprenticeship, the next step is working as a Fully Qualified Service Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

The Scot JCB Group is made up of Scot JCB, Scot Agri, SPS and SIA. Scot JCB has been supplying and servicing JCB machinery throughout Scotland and the North of England for over 60 years. We sold our first machine in 1956 and have grown into a highly specialised machinery distribution company operating through a network of 17 depots from Fraserburgh in the Northeast of Scotland to Carnforth in Lancashire. Scot JCB is the largest JCB distributor in the UK and we pride ourselves on providing our customers with world class service.




Shelley Road

Newburn Industrial Estate


NE15 9RT


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Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Jan 2023