JLR Degree Apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
Warwickshire West Midlands
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
£19,200 annually
Review Date:
March 2018

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


As a first year I spend 37 hours a week at college, this time is split between higher eductaion (studying the foundation degree) and doing workshop activities such as welding, engine build, turning, milling, fitting and CNC machining

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


Developed many existing skills including people and communication skills in making new friends, also learnt many new skills in the workshop giving me an opportunity to try and develop skills in things I have never done before, i.e turning, welding, fitting etc

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Met my expectations well and although sometimes having a high workload it is enjoyable

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


Feel valued, especially when in plant.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Not very organised to begin with, but it is improving and there's a large number of apprentices to take in, so can be understood. Work Based Learning Managers (WBLMs) are very helpful.

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


Support is given when required and asked for.

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


Support is given when required and asked for.

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


Exceeds living costs, excellent benefits to the company.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are many opportunities and are helped, supported and recommended to try new things and develop new skills out of work

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


9b. Why?

Excellent company to work for with many benefits

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

Don't stress, it will be ok, there's a lot of support throughout the process and the interviewers are nice and most of them have gone through the apprenticeship

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