ARRIVE AS THE FUTURE.
BELIEVE IN CREATING IT.

APPRENTICESHIPS AT JLR

This is a time like no other to begin your journey with us. An apprenticeship programme at JLR opens doors to automotive innovation and technology, enhancing your skills and experience for the future.

You’ll be surrounded by other ambitious teammates, working together on projects that fundamentally shape the vehicles of the future. At the same time as developing practical hands-on experience, you’ll work towards nationally recognised qualifications, accredited by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

Exceptional starts here. You won’t just be looking at the future of modern luxury. You’ll be creating it.

PROGRAMMES

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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

You don’t have to choose between education and practical skills. Find an apprenticeship that can do both. We’ll open your eyes to the future of automotive technology, giving you a platform to make a real difference to JLR and our customers.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: 1 Feb - 29 Mar 2024*

Salary: c. £15,835

Entry requirements:
GCSEs: Five Level 4 (C) or above including GCSE Maths and English Language at level 4 or higher. A-Levels: Not required.

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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

Ready to future-proof your skills? The Higher Apprenticeship combines real projects and on-the-job training while you work towards formal qualifications within one of our engineering teams.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: 1 Feb - 29 Mar 2024*

Salary: £20,337

Entry requirements:
GCSEs: Five Level 4 (C) or above including GCSE Maths and English Language at level 4 or higher. A Levels: Maths at grade C or above.

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Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

Exceptional is waiting for you. Let’s go. On this programme, you’ll work on ground-breaking projects alongside expert minds. And whether you opt for Software Engineering, Software Engineering with Data, Data Analytics or Cyber Security, your course at the University of Warwick will teach the programming skills you need. Plus, the theory you learn here means you’ll make an ever-greater contribution to our industry and develop in-demand skills.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: 8 Jan - 29 Mar 2024*

Salary: £24,480

Entry requirements:
GCSE: English Language and Maths at Level 5 (C) or above plus 3 additional GCSEs at Level 5 or higher. A-Levels: Maths grade B or C dependant on the pathway plus another A level grade C or above.

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Level 6 Applied Professional Engineering Programme Degree Apprenticeship

Work, learn and grow alongside our engineering experts. Develop in-depth, up-to-the-minute specialist knowledge on-the-job and, thanks to your studies at the University of Warwick, back it up with the theory you need. Choose from four pathways: Product Design and Development, Electrical or Electronic Technical Support, Control Technical Support and Manufacturing. Prepare yourself to make an incredible contribution to our business.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: 8 Jan - 29 Mar 2024*

Salary: £24,480

Entry requirements:
GCSE: English Language and Maths at Level 5 (C) or above plus 3 additional GCSEs at Level 5 or higher. A-Levels: Maths at grade B or above plus another A level grade C or above.

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LEVEL 6 SUPPLY CHAIN DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP

Our Reimagine strategy is transforming every part of our business. It’s rethinking how we design and deliver the next generation of sustainable luxury cars and everything that goes into them. We're reinventing our end-to-end supply chain capability and performance, and that makes for an exciting time to join us. Choose from one of two programmes to make an impact.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: 8 Jan - 29 Mar 2024*

Salary: £24,480

Entry requirements:
GCSE: Maths and English Language at level 5 or higher and in addition a further 3 GCSEs at level 5 or higher to include one STEM subject. A Levels: 3 A Levels at Grade C or above one of which must be a STEM subject.

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Level 7 Finance Apprenticeship

Finance sits at the very heart of everything we do. As part of a team that affects all elements of our business, you'll turn your hand to a vast range of fascinating challenges. You'll play a key role in supporting us to drive the next generation of sustainable luxury vehicles, ensuring the numbers add up: for our customers and the planet.

Duration: 4 years

Applications: October 2023*

Salary: £24,480

Entry requirements:
GCSEs: English Language and Maths at Level 6 (B) or above plus 3 additional GCSEs at Level 4 or higher. A-Levels: 3 A levels at grade B or above one of which must be a STEM subject.

*Please note that we reserve the right to close the programmes earlier based on the volume of applications so we strongly advise you to apply early.

Rewards and benefits

A professionally fulfilling and exciting role isn’t the only thing you’ll find rewarding here. We’ll support and look after you with a brilliant range of benefits designed to reward and recognise your growth and performance. See a sample of these benefits below:

SUPPORTING YOU

At JLR we are passionate about your personal growth. Our culture is fuelled by a desire to inspire brilliance within our people. We believe in a workplace that is safe and inclusive, fosters respect, nurtures creativity and showcases the pioneers of our future. To support this, we provide exceptional learning and development opportunities and experiences to our people, supporting personal and business growth every day.

Apprentices will benefit from the support of our Early Careers Delivery team, a specialist team to guide you and support you throughout your entire programme. You’ll also work closely with your line manager and training provider to enable you to reach your full potential and celebrate your success.

Your health and wellbeing is as important to us as it is you. Wherever you work at JLR you’ll find a huge range of groups and activities to get involved in. From networking with other early careers hires over breakfast, to evening sports and social clubs, you’ll find there’s something for everyone. And some you’ve never thought of! Helping everyone to perform at their best means supporting everyone to feel their best every day.

APPLICATION PROCESS

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Good news! We do not require a CV or cover letter to apply. Simply complete your online application form telling us about you, your motivations and your experience.

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ONLINE TESTING

If you progress to the next stage we’ll ask you to complete a series of short online tests which you will complete independently. Passing this stage is based on your scores from completing your online assessments. Don’t forget to use the practice area to help you prepare. Click here to enter the practice test area.

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ONLINE ASSESSMENT CENTRE

The next stage is the virtual assessment centre. This consists of a presentation exercise and behavioural interview. You’ll be provided with a preparation guide to help you at this final stage.

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OFFER

We’ll share the outcome of your assessment centre within 2 weeks of you completing it. If you are successful, we’ll make you a verbal offer and confirm this in writing via email.

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NEXT STEPS

Before you join JLR, we’ll give you all the information you need through post-offer engagement events, online platforms and more. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions, we’re here every step of the way.

Want support with further guidance on our application process? You’re in the right place. Our new employability hub contains a breakdown at each stage and plenty of hints, tips and insight to help you to ace the assessment process and secure your dream offer.

EMPLOYABILITY HUB

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Frequently asked questions

We hope you’ve found all the answers to your questions within this site, however if you have been left with a burning question, please refer to our frequently asked questions. But if you need to contact the recruitment team, feel free to email us at apprent@jaguarlandrover.com.

When do applications open?

The Level 7 Finance Apprenticeship opens the beginning of October 2023. All other apprenticeship programmes will open early January 2024.

When do applications close?

Applications for the Finance Apprenticeship programme at the end of October 2023. The remaining programmes will close in March 2024. Please be aware that whilst we may give a guide to the closing date we may close any of our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place please apply early.

Am I allowed to make more than one application?

No, you can only apply once during our recruitment cycle. However, if we feel there is a more suitable programme for you, we'll get in touch through the application process.

I completed my studies some time ago, can I still apply?

Yes, you can still apply for our apprenticeship programmes. We do also have experienced hire roles available that may be of interest, our careers website is updated regularly.

If I have any questions during the process, how do I contact you?

You can reach out to us at any stage of the recruitment process, we are always here to help. You can contact us on apprent@jaguarlandrover.com

If I am successful in my application, when will I join? What happens if I am away on the day I am due to start?

Our apprentices join the programme each year in September. You should try, where possible, to ensure that you are available to start on your set day with us, however if you foresee this being a problem, please contact us as soon as possible.

Do you accept alternative qualifications other than those stated in your entry requirements?

There are a limited number of alternative qualifications that we would deem to be equivalent to our set entry requirements including the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Scottish Highers. If you are studying a BTEC qualification, this needs to be coupled with an A Level. You will need to contact our recruitment team at apprent@jaguarlandrover.com ahead of submitting an application if you do not have A Levels.

How can I check the progress of my application?

You can check the progress by logging in to your candidate profile and going to the 'my jobs' section to check the progress.

Do I need work experience to apply for an early careers programme?

No, prior experience is not a requirement of our early careers programmes which are designed to be entry level programmes.

What are the business values and behaviours that I will be assessed against?

We have a set of business behaviours at JLR which we call the 'Creators Code'. These are a set of co-created behaviours to inspire understanding and collaboration. The five behaviours covered by the code are; customer love, unity, integrity, growth and impact. We will look for these in our recruitment process and therefore recommend that you read more about our purpose here.

What happens in the assessment centre?

At this stage, you'll sit a number of assessments which might include a motivational and behavioural interview and presentation exercise.

If I change my mind and decide to take a year out, can I defer my offer?

We consider all requests for deferral on a case-by-case basis, based on business need. Please contact us at apprent@jaguarlandrover.com for further information.

Awards and recognition

At JLR, we are proud of the recognitions our programmes, recruitment campaigns and people receive, and partnerships we have with external organisations drive improvements across our business in diversity and inclusion.

As well as ranking 59th in the prestigious Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for 2023, check out some of our other recent awards and recognitions.

Ranked 59th in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2023

Ranked 22nd in the Cibyl 2023 Top 300 Graduate Employers in the UK

Ranked 35th in the Cibyl 2023 Top 200 School Leaver Employers in the UK

Best Emerging Talent Recruitment Strategy
The Firm Awards 2023

Ranked 39th in the DfE Apprenticeship Top 100 Employers 2023 (up 58 places)

Shortlisted for TargetJobs Graduate Employer of The Year in the Engineering, Manufacturing & Design sector 2023

Business in the Community ‘Race at Work Charter’

Ranked 77th in the Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100, 2023

Stonewall Diversity Champion

LIFE AT JLR

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