Maintenance and Controls Apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Birmingham
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

6.4/10

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

8/10

Assisting maintenance and controls staff. Shadowing engineers as we react to line-side issues or performing scheduled maintenance on machinery etc

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

7/10

Lots of both. I have learned many new skills and also built upon a lot of what I already knew. There have been many relevant training courses.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

Very much so. I enjoy coming to work every day, as it's always going to be different. Most of the people I work with are very fun and enjoyable to be around and learn from.

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

4/10

Quite valued. It's always difficult where there are hundreds upon hundreds of apprentices in such a vast company.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

Relatively well, I have reviews with my training manager to discuss any issues.

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

6/10

As much as I need. They provide advice and guidance.

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

6/10

A fair bit. There is a lot on offer, it is just utilising what you need or require.

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

7/10

It is a comfortable sum, I have no complaints.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

Yes, JLR offers a wide range of funded activities through a scheme which you can apply for each year.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

They're an ever-growing brand that offer a huge selection of apprenticeships/positions across many different sectors of engineering, design and automotive disciplines.

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

Gain some relevant work experience if you can, and present all relevant knowledge and experience you have.

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