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Service Technician

  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: 7,696
  • Level: 3
03/12/2019 Jaguar Land Rover 2020-01-04T00:00:00+00:00 Liverpool L3 4ED
GBP 7,696

Service Technician

  • Sector: motor vehicle
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: 7,696
  • Level: 3
Service Technician
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Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel- drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. The company employs almost 38,000 people globally and supports around 275,000 more through our retailers, suppliers and local businesses.

We recognise the importance in identifying talented people to become the next generation of professional retailer employees and help us achieve our ambitious growth plans. We are looking for people who share our passion to join our highly successful Retailer Apprenticeship programme.

The Jaguar Land Rover Service Technician Apprenticeship

Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians. But what does a Service Technician actually do?

Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The duties of a Service Technician may include:

• Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
• Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
• Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
• Producing time estimates
• Maintaining repair and service records

Please note, the Service Technician role varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location.

Training Provided

As well as employment in our retailer, you will be given the training and support you need to develop both personally and professionally.

Using a combination of classroom based training, e-learning, practical training and application of learning, you will be guided by your trainers and personal mentor along to the road to success.

This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning and you will be supported every step of the way.

On successful completion of the three year programme you will receive:

England: Apprentice standard

• Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
• Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006)
• Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications

Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales: Framework

• Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VRQ)
• Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VCQ)
• Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006)
• 2 x Apprenticeship Completion Certificates (at L2 & L3)
• Level 2 Award in Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
• Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications

Minimum entry requirements

GCSE grades A – C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and any other 2 GCSE subjects.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English, Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.

‘Equivalent’ grades include:

• BTEC first diplomas and certificates
• OCR Nationals
• Key Skills Level 2
• NVQs
• Essential Skills (Wales)
• Functional Skills Level 2
• Core Skills (Scotland)

Desired skills

We are looking for people with an interest in engineering and technology to thrive in this role. While full technical training will be provided, desired skills include problem solving, attention to detail and an aptitude for applied logic.

Application numbers for the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Apprenticeship Programme are high so we’re looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd.

We’re not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process. Key personal skills to demonstrate include:

• A willingness to learn
• Teamwork
• Engineering interest
• Quality focus
• Personal responsibility and resilience

Future Prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Retailer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the Jaguar Land Rover global training materials. At the end of your Apprenticeship Programme you’ll undertake the Jaguar Land Rover Level 2 Assessment, the first step on the Jaguar Land Rover (internal) Learner Journey. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium and long term career path.

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