Maintenance Technician at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£35,000 annually
Review Date:
January 2017

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


I am a maintenance technician, on a day to day basis I work on fixing the machines in the factory that Make the cars, this includes; presses, robots and conveyors plus many more.

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


When I started the apprenticeship I had no experience of engineering so everything I now know is new to me. I have been trained in electrical, mechanical, robotics and controls work.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoy my apprenticeship, each day had something different for me to do.

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


I feel that Jaguar Land Rover notice how hard I work and the effort I put in. For example a group of us have been nominated for an award for women in engineering and this shows that Jaguar Land Rover values it's employees.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


In the first 2 years it was not so well organised because we are a trailblazer year and there were a lot of disputes regarding qualifications however the 3rd year has been well organised.

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


I receive a lot of support and I feel that I can relay any issues to my training provider.

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


I feel that Jaguar Land Rover offer a lot of support to their employees. For example I am able to recieve additional PPE to help to prevent my eczema.

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


Very well, I receive a 10% pay rise every 6 months throughout my apprenticeship as well as a 42% shift allowance.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes, Jaguar Land Rover give each employee a £200 ELS (employee learning scheme) voucher to spend on educational or some recreational activities.

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


9b. Why? *

They offer excellent pay and learning opportunities to apprentices and support throughout.

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

Do as many extra curricular activities as possible, Jaguar Land Rover look for experiences alongside qualifications during the application process and look for times that you have, for example, been a leader or worked in a team.

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