Powertrain Tester Fitter at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£11 hourly
Review Date:
March 2016

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


My role within Jaguar Land Rover is a Powertrain tester fitter, this could be either Engine test, Engine build, Vehicle workshop, Palletisation or and Emissions tester.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have learnt a wide variety of new skills within my apprenticeship, from prototype engine builds to measuring emissions of new vehicles and the qualifications to go alongside this.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


The nature of my programme means that I move departments regularly this means I have a wide variety of learning this is enjoyable and keeps the experience fresh.

4. How valued do you feel by Jaguar Land Rover?


I do feel valued by jaguar land rover, they spend an enormous amount of time and energy organising the apprentices learning schedule and they maximise any involvement within larger projects in the workplace

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My training plan is basically structured from day 1 to the end of my 4th year, to train me to become as competent as possible in the field that has been chosen for me. I have meetings every 6 weeks with my training manager and my internal manager is very helpful with any issues I may have.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


My training manager schedules meetings for me every 6 weeks to track my progress and address any issues I have. There is a local apprentice training team to my specific job who are also available to assist me at any point.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


My employer has put together an entire Power train apprentice training team solely focused on improving the learning and progression of apprentices, this team are always available and happy to assist with any issues

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


My salary is very good considering im still in my apprenticeship, we receive a pay rise every 6 months which is quite significant.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


All apprentices are asked to attend events outside of work to push the apprenticeship scheme and gain new applicants.

9a. Would you recommend Jaguar Land Rover to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Interesting Jobs, Very good career prospects and great salaries.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Jaguar Land Rover? *

Within the interview process make sure you explain many occasions where you have completed relevant tasks and worked well in a team, mention any successes you have had but also mention where you have made mistakes and when you have overcome them.

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