Farol Ltd (Hungerford)

Apprentice Turf Technician - Farol Ltd - Shefford Woodlands - Advanced (Level 3)

Farol Ltd (Hungerford) (Employer)

Provq Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 08:30 – 17:30
3 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
31 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

With the emphasis firmly on grounds care machinery, you will develop skills and proficiency in a wide range of technical areas, from routine maintenance and servicing through to complex component overhauls utilising the very latest John Deere diagnostic equipment.


Duties will include:

  • Performing basic service tasks & developing skills in removal and reconditioning of components
  • Progressing to perform more complex service & repair tasks, both at the dealership and out in the field
  • Assisting qualified Technicians as needed
  • Reporting weekly to a mentor or Service Manager regarding ongoing activities and progression
  • Maintaining the condition of inventory, tools and equipment
  • Following all safety rules and regulations
  • You will learn to use the very latest John Deere equipment, working at the cutting edge of technology

Future Prospects

As a fully qualified John Deere Turf Technician, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company, extending your skills with additional training in areas such as compressed gas handling, welding, and, abrasive wheels, as well as going on to achieve LTA levels 3 and 4 (Master Technician) qualifications.

Reality Check

The John Deere dealer of tomorrow holds a wide range of opportunities and exciting prospects for the right people. This is a physically demanding role. and you may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods.

Skills Required

You should be:

  • Technically minded
  • Practical 
  • Logical 

Qualities Required

You should be:

  • A good listener
  • A team player
  • Willing to work and study hard

Qualifications Required

Ideally you will have, or be predicted good GCSEs in English, maths and science (or equivalent qualifications) although these are not essential. You must however be literate and numerate.

Training Provided

When successful you will be awarded:

  • Land-Based Service Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
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