WELCOME TO KINETON HIGH SCHOOL

Class of 2015

Peter Stockbridge

Degree Apprentice, Jaguar Land Rover

To get onto the apprenticeship I applied online, where I uploaded a CV with some basic information about me. Then there was an online test and some simple problem-solving questions and questions about what you’d do in different situations. After this I was invited to an assessment centre where we did interviews, team tasks and a hands-on activity. For my A levels I did Maths, Physics and Art and achieved AAC. The apprenticeship required two C’s in maths and a science. For work experience I managed to get into Jaguar Land Rover and then Aston Martin. As well as this I did the Engineering Education Scheme, Duke of Edinburgh and the challenge. A lot of people apply so it’s so important to do as much as possible. Currently I’m working at Jaguar Land Rover at the Gaydon site. Every six weeks we have a week at Warwick University for lectures, seminars and lab sessions. Apprenticeships are a no-brainer. We’re getting a great salary with pay rises every six months, getting our degree from a Russell Group university completely paid for, can still join any of the sports clubs and societies at the university and we’re getting so much experience and contacts in the workplace.

 

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