Jaguar to develop future talent for the business
An initiative has been launched by Jaguar Land Rover to recruit more than 150 apprentices to its 2013 training programme.
The scheme is open to students with A-level qualifications that have to include maths, science and a technology subject. Students on the apprenticeship will be put on a thorough training programme to achieve a number of NVQ level qualifications in addition to an undergraduate engineering degree.
Higher Apprenticeships will take approximately six years to complete, as a combination of time spent at university and time in the workplace.
Advanced Apprenticeships are open to all GCSE qualified candidates. They will study for a NVQ2 in Performing Engineering Operations, a NVQ3 in a chosen trade, a Technical Certificate and training in key skills such as Communication, IT & Numeracy. The Advanced Apprenticeship will take between three and four years to complete through a combination of time spent in the workplace and college.
Apprentices will then go on to fulfil roles in a variety of manufacturing and product development functions at Jaguar Land Rover's sites in the West Midlands and the North West. This includes Jaguar Land Rover's £355 million new advanced engine manufacturing facility currently under construction in South Staffordshire.
Kirsty Scott, head of organisation performance, said: "We have recruited more than 300 apprentices in the last two years and are pleased to be recruiting another significant intake of new apprentices in 2013.
"We have ambitious plans for growth and Jaguar Land Rover is committed to providing the highest quality of both practical and academic training to develop future talent for the business."