Questions and Answers

When does the Apprentice Programme start?

We recruit all throughout the year, depending on individual retailer requirements. Successful applicants are employed by a Jaguar retailer and start their Apprenticeship shortly afterwards. Off the job training blocks are scheduled to run in line with the academic year. An Assessor from the Jaguar Academy visits the Apprentice at their place of work to progress the on the job training.

Will I need to go away for training?

Yes. Off the job training is delivered in one week blocks, spread over the academic year at one of Jaguar's dedicated Training Academy's. Accommodation is arranged ahead of each block of training. The cost of Accommodation is paid for by the employer.

What's involved in the Dealer Apprentice Programme?

Apprenticeships offered to employees in the Jaguar retailer network are taken in two stages. Each level of Apprenticeship consists of two qualifications, a VRQ which provides the Apprentice with the knowledge and skills for their chosen route, and an VCQ which consists of knowledge and competence units.

Jaguar Apprenticeship programme
The Academy, Bird Road, Warwick, CV34 6TB

Tel: 01235 538611
Email : appinfo@jaguarlandrover.com

What qualifications will I be taking?

  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship consists of an VCQ, VRQ and where required, Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT.
  • Level 3 Advanced Modern Apprenticeship consists of an VCQ and VRQ.

What will I earn?

Every Apprentice receives a competitive salary along with a host of useful benefits. For information on Apprenticeship earnings please visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk.

How do I apply?

All Apprentice vacancies for the Jaguar network are advertised on the National Apprentices website. To apply, you can use the Apply Now function on our website.

Where will I work?

If you are successful in your application, assessment and interview and are offered an Apprenticeship, you will be employed by and work at the retailer.

Where will I train?

You'll attend one of the Jaguar Academies to take the knowledge part of your Apprenticeship along with any additional qualifications needed as part of your framework. You'll also be visited in the work place by your Assessor who will take you through the competency based part of your qualification.

Does the Apprentice Programme lead to a confirmed job offer?

Typically, a high percentage of Apprentices are offered a full employment contract at the end of their Apprenticeship period.

How do I contact you for further general information?

If you have further questions that are not covered, please send them to Programme Administration via appinfo@jaguarlandrover.com.

Are there any pre-requisites?

You will need 5 GCSE's or equivalent at grade C or above, preferably including Maths and English. You must also be able to provide evidence that you have or expect to gain the grades and qualifications required, and bring this with you if you are invited to the retailer for assessment/interview. If you have lost this documentation, then you should get some form of proof from your awarding body. Keep in mind that getting duplicates or proof of qualifications can take 6-8 weeks, so be sure to do this as early as you can.