Applied Professional Engineering (APEP) Degree Apprenticeship - Control Systems

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc
Abbey Road, Coventry, CV3 4LF
£20,000.00 annually
19 Nov 2020
09 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Throughout your academic studies, you will learn all about Programmable Logic Controller Software and what is required to operate robots successfully. You will be responsible for developing, updating and implementing control specifications and standards for manufacturing equipment and systems, and this will be taught to you via your degree programme.

The Applied Professional Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 6) is a four-year programme, where you earn whilst you learn.

The Apprenticeship

During Year one and two, apprentices will spend their time in off the job training provided by the University of Warwick and also within the workplace.

In Year three and four you will study specialised subjects in line with your chosen pathway. Your final year of your apprenticeship will see you complete your end-point assessment and achieve your Level 6 Apprenticeship, ready for an amazing career in a permanent role within Engineering.
Specialism Modules (Year 1 & 2)
Personal Skills for Professional Excellence, Engineering Mathematics, Mechanics and Energy Methods, Electrical and Electronic Systems 1, Applied Engineering Design + Technical Operations Management, Quality methods, Workshop Skills + DFM + MMP, Industrial Digitalisation, Engineering Systems, Dynamic Mechanics & Thermofluids, instrumentation & Control, Numerical Methods for Modelling, Project Management & Leadership and CAD/CAM.
Specialism Modules (Year 3 & 4)
Advanced Quality Technologies, Productionising Designs, Mechatronics & Systems Control, Networking Infrastructure Communications and Interoperability of Systems, Sustainable Energy Systems, Industrial processes, materials for Advanced Applications, Stress Analysis, Functional Systems and Individual Business Based Project.

Following the successful completion of your Apprenticeship you could find yourself working in Powertrain or Manufacturing Engineering.

Rewards and Benefits

Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you'll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you'll help produce.

Whichever part of the business you join your hard work and contribution deserves recognition. Our salaries are competitive, and we will also pay for your tuition and course fees and give you a generous holiday allowance as part of your package. You will be able to access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs.

And there are regular social events so plenty of chances to make friends and have fun too.

Apply now

If you want to become a world class engineer and you have the tenacity to match, then Electrical and Control Systems is the team for you!

You can find out more about our apprentices and how they play their part on:

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Please be aware that if any of our programmes become oversubscribed, we will close them for applications before the stated deadline. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


Personal qualities

In addition to the academic requirements at the assessment stage we will also look for evidence of other qualifications, knowledge, experience or qualities - for example a third A-level or other further academic qualifications; a substantial time in employment or voluntary activity; a technical project or hobby or substantial responsibilities as a carer.

We will also be looking for you to demonstrate your passion for the role and explain your motivation for wanting to join our Applied Professional Engineer Programme as a degree apprentice.

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English Language at level 5 (C) or higher and in addition 3 additional GCSEs level 5 (C) or above to include one STEM subject or Engineering Vocational qualification level 3/ 90 credits/540 GLH or higher.

In addition A level Maths at grade B or higher and a second A level at grade C or above in Physics; Chemistry; Engineering or Design & Technology.

If you do not have or are not studying for A levels but you believe that your qualifications are equivalent, please contact us at to discuss before you submit an application.

Future prospects

An applied engineering BEng from the University of Warwick

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