"Land Rover is an excellent example to employers both in the automotive sector and the wider business community of a company that is directly benefiting from Apprenticeships," says council chairman Chris Banks. "By offering high quality training and a clearly defined career path, Apprenticeships play a crucial role in attracting the best and the brightest young men and women to the industry."
The scheme both Land Rover and Jaguar. Placements are provided to apprentices at 174 of the 230 Land Rover and Jaguar dealerships across the UK, and the three-and-a-half year programme also includes block release courses at one of three centres. Key skills, an NVQ and a technical certificate are covered.
Land Rover has pledged to recruit more than 100 new apprentices per year.