JCB Land Based Service Technician Apprenticeship CHANDLERS (FARM EQUIPMENT) LIMITED
Environmental, safe working and legal requirements. Use of specialist tools and equipment. Thermally and chemically joining metals and components. Advanced technical and engineering principles of land-based engineering machinery, plant and equipment. Service, maintenance and repair principles and practices for complex machinery & plant equipment.
Closing date: 01 Mar 2024
Wages to be discussed at interview stage.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 35
Possible start date
01 Jun 2024
09 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Complete planned engine servicing and repair work
- Provide breakdown assistance for industrial applications
- Complete overhauls of engines
- Install and commission new engine packages
- Assist senior engineers in sourcing and communicating technical support to customers
- Provide onsite diagnostics & fault finding of engines & control systems
The training you will be getting
- Land-based Service Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
- Apprentices without level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point assessment.
The qualification the apprentice will achieve at the end is an advanced level 3 apprenticeship. Within this apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to build a solid foundation of technical knowledge and gain real life experience. You’ll combine on-the-job training with practical lessons at college, where our specialist staff will teach you in our fully equipped workshops.
The apprenticeship will be at Reaseheath College and will last 3 years. This will be 9 weeks in college per year, delivered in 3 x 3 week block release courses, at Reaseheath College, Nantwich.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Our apprenticeship can take you all the way to an industry recognised level three qualification in Land based engineering, with no course fees for you to pay and a job as a Skilled technician on completion. At Chandlers you get the best of both worlds, hands on in our workshop gaining practical skills from apprenticeship to master technician.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Our apprenticeship can take you all the way to an industry recognised level three qualification in Land based engineering, with no course fees for you to pay and a job as a skilled technician on completion. At Chandlers you get the best of both worlds, hands on in our workshop gaining practical skills from apprenticeship to master technician.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Land-based service engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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