What will the apprentice be doing?
Performing basic service tasks & developing skills in removal and reconditioning of components
Progressing to perform more complex service & repair tasks, both at the dealership & 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 & equipment
Following all safety rules and regulations
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
When successful you will be awarded:
Level 3, Land Based Service Engineering Technician qualification
Functional Skills in ICT – level 2 (if GCSE or equivalent A-C/9-4 is not already achieved)
Functional Skills maths level 2 (if GCSE or equivalent A-C/9-4 is not already achieved)
Functional Skills English level 2 (if GCSE or equivalent A-C/9-4 is not already achieved)
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
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 CheckThe John Deere dealer of tomorrow holds a wide range of opportunities and exciting prospects for the right people. However, this is a physically demanding role and you may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired