Degree Apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover

Start Date:
2017
Location:
West Midlands
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Salary:
£21,740 annually
Review Date:
April 2018

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Review Score

9.6 /10

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

10/10

As I’m still in first year, I am at college full time, studying for a foundation degree and also workshop skills. I’m the half terms we go in to the business. My department is ADAS, which deals with the sensors for autonomous cars.

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

10/10

The practical skills learnt in the workshop really give a good basic understanding of practical engineering therefore a wide variety of skills have been developed. In the classroom I have developed my analytical skills along with my critical thinking, also my writing has improved due to the essays we have to complete.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I really enjoy the programme as I feel I’m learning a lot of new things and also I feel my role in the business is productive and I feel part of the team.

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

10/10

In the first year, due to being at college, you don’t do that much work for Jaguar Land Rover, It is more about developing your skills. However I feel JLR value us a lot as they are investing a lot in to us, and are always checking to see how we are doing and making sure we’re all getting on ok.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

The programme follows a clear structure, which is laid out to us right at the beginning, which is good as we know what we are doing and when we are doing it.

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

10/10

I feel I receive as much support as I need from my training provider.

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

10/10

I feel I receive a good level of support from JLR, and if I needed anything or had a problem I’d know what to do and someone would help solve the issue.

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

10/10

Our salary is very rewarding and covers my costs easily.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

6/10

Not much that I know of.

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

Yes

9b. Why?

Great opportunity to gain vital work experience while working towards a fully sponsored degree in engineering. The company is an industry leader in research and development and the experiences that JLR can give you are second to none.

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

Work hard, show an interest in the company and the products, do a bit of research in to what the company is doing, it’s recent positive headlines and just be excited about coming to work for a global company.

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