Farol Limited

Apprenticeship Turf Technician - Farol Ltd - Midhurst - Advanced (Level 3)

Farol Limited (Employer)

Provq Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm plus additional hours as required during busy periods (for those over 18, for which you will receive overtime).
36 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
31 July 2022 (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.


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 Check

The 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 Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
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