Ag Tech Apprenticeship

Ben Burgess & Co. Ltd
Swineshead, UK

At Ben Burgess, we are committed to empowering progress and sustainability in agriculture, construction, and groundscare industries. Rooted in our motto 'Where Service Still Counts,' we dedicate ourselves to serving others by providing exceptional machinery solutions and fostering genuine partnerships. Our mission is to contribute to the development of thriving communities while preserving our environment for generations to come.

This exciting opportunity provides hands-on experience in agricultural machinery maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs. As an Ag Tech Apprentice at Ben Burgess, you will work closely with experienced technicians, gaining valuable skills and knowledge in the field of agricultural technology. The apprenticeship is designed to equip you with the skills and expertise necessary to become a proficient agricultural machinery technician, particularly specialising in John Deere equipment.

The Ag Tech Apprenticeship provides a structured and immersive learning experience, preparing you for a rewarding career in agricultural machinery technology.

What you will learn:

With the emphasis firmly on farm machinery, you will develop skills and proficiency in a wide range of technical areas, from routine maintenance and servicing though to complex component overhauls utilising the very latest John Deere diagnostic equipment.

Our Land-Based Service Engineering apprenticeship follows the Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard; Land-based Service Engineering Technician (ST0243).

How you will learn:

You will work at your chosen dealership with us, but also spend time at the John Deere Apprentice Training Centre near Nottingham.

You are supported by a designated Learning Advisor and by your manager and mentor, gaining valuable workplace skills by undertaking practical tasks and experiencing real-life challenges.

You will be provided with an individually tailored learning plan, with progress monitored by your Learning Advisor who will make regular visits to you for on the job review and guidance.

What we look for:

  • Five GCSEs/predicted GCSEs at grade 5/C or above (including Maths, English, and Science).
  • Enthusiasm for agricultural machinery and engineering.
  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills.
  • You will be self-motivated; you know what you want and will work hard to get there with resilience when things get tough.
  • You will demonstrate the professional standards and core values we expect of our future employees.

To apply:

You can apply online by clicking the button to the right or send your CV to HR & Recruitment, Ben Burgess, Europa Way, Norwich, NR1 2EN.

Ben Burgess is an inclusive employer that embraces both Disability Confidence and Neurodiversity. If you need any assistance with your application or require accommodations, please feel free to reach out to our HR team at hr@benburgess.co.uk or give us a call at 01603 628251. We are here to support you throughout the application process.