Jaguar Land Rover

Engineering Degree Apprentice - Manufacturing, West Midlands

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.

LOCATION: West Midlands (Including Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Gaydon and Whitley)

Working in one of the largest functions within our business you will have an integral role in delivering our current product range of vehicles to the highest quality standards to meet our customers’ demanding requirements. 

Join us as an Engineering Degree Apprentice and you’ll start influencing our success in routes across our business, including:


The Apprentice in training for a Technician role will focus on internal combustion engines, hybrid and electric systems, propulsion technology and advanced control systems.

To enable consistency and accuracy in testing, measurement, methodology, and technology, the technician will be responsible for enabling the execution of test plans which fulfil the internal customer’s and facility’s requirements for quality, cost, time, function, safe systems of work and risk management. They will perform preparation, installation, modification, maintenance, and fault diagnosis of complex propulsion units under test across the various test cells within the propulsion function.

The Technician will assume a proactive role in test delivery, taking responsibility, for example, test script creating, editing, first line data analysis, and quality validation providing an essential link between the test function and the propulsion engineer.

In addition Technicians are the source of technical leadership within the test function and will support and engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, engineers, suppliers, external agencies and organisations to provide consistent build, development and quality assurance of the propulsion system.


You will undertake a modern apprenticeship under the auspices of the Trailblazer standards. This exciting programme will develop your practical skills and cultivate the knowledge required for your particular role in the business. This is all achieved whilst developing your behaviours, as we are not just interested in what you accomplish, but the manner in which you do it.

As well as gaining commercial and professional experience, you’ll also achieve academic and vocational qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
  • Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Manufacture (Development Competence)
  • BEng (Hons) Degree in Applied Engineering

 Expect to achieve a BEng in Applied Engineering, NVQs relevant to your specific job and top class on-the-job training that will support and focus you on becoming highly competent to deliver in the role.


You’ll need Maths and English Language GCSE C Grade or above (Grade 4-9. In addition you will need three GCSE’s (or equivalent) including a Science, Engineering or Technology at C Grade or above, or as an alternative, an Engineering Vocational qualification level 3 of 90 credit value (540 GLH).  Also, you’ll need one of the following two:

Two A Levels to include Maths and an additional Mathematical/Physics/Chemistry/Technology or Engineering subject at C Grade or above.

Or A Level Maths at C Grade or above plus an Engineering Level 3 qualification of 120 credit value (720 GLH)


As you’d expect from one of the world’s most revered organisations, an outstanding range of rewards and benefits await, including a competitive salary and paid-for qualifications. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover an excellent place to start your journey – it all starts here!

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