Land Based Service Technician Apprenticeship (Martley) CHANDLERS (FARM EQUIPMENT) LIMITED

Our apprenticeship can take you all the way to an industry recognised level three qualification in Land based engineering. At Chandlers you get the best of both worlds, hands on in our workshop gaining practical skills including preparation, installation, and handover doing of complex technologically advanced machinery and lots of more.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Regular pattern of days Monday to Friday (some additional hours as the seasons dictate). Approx. start and finish times are 8:00am to 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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
  • Preparation, installation and handover of complex technologically advanced machinery, plant and equipment and the verification of its performance to the manufacturer’s specification and customers satisfaction
  • Diagnosis and repair of complex faults in machinery, plant, and
  • Conducting complex repairs of machinery, equipment, and their components which may include supervising a junior colleague to assist in aspects of the repair
  • Conducting inspections of machines and the compilation of machinery condition reports
  • Compilation of repair proposals estimates and quotations and the implementation of timely and cost-effective repair

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

Qualification achieved: Level 3 Land-based Service Technician Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Master Technician or Service Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Good time management, Enthusiastic, Punctual & Reliable, Hard working, Helpful & Friendly, Professional & Smart


GCSE or equivalent Land-based service (Grade Level 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Weekend work is required. The vacancy is based in a rural area and public transport links are minimal. You will need to ensure that you can access the employer and training provider in line with the hours of work. If you are shortlisted for this vacancy you may need to attend more than one interview. The role will involve working indoors and outdoors/ in all weathers/ standing for long periods/ heat/ cold/ heights/ driving/ using heavy equipment/ lifting etc.

About the employer

Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd. are proud to represent five of the biggest & best names in new agricultural equipment, Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Challenger, Valtra & JCB; along with leading manufacturers of high-quality implements from Maschio, HE-VA, Strautmann, Sky, OPICO, McConnel, Richard Western, Chafer & Mzuri along with many others for every on-farm requirement. Chandlers stock brand new Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Challenger, Valtra tractors and JCB telehandlers at all times, at our 16 depots, and run a large fleet of demonstration equipment, which is available for use by arrangement, Full History




Berrow Green Road




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Training provider



Andrew Silvester

07570 671416

Apprenticeship standard

Land-based service engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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