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Agricultural Service Technician Apprentice - Doubleday Group - Kings Lynn



The Doubleday Group are currently looking to recruit a Apprentice Agricultural Service Technician to join our team based at our Kings Lynn Depot. Your time will be split between practical experience within our depots and classroom based learning at college.

The John Deere Service Technician Apprenticeship programme.

Our apprenticeship programme is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians. But what does a Service Technician actually do?

Service Technicians service and carry out repairs to Tractors, Combine Harvesters, Telehandlers and a complete range of Agricultural machinery. Technicians are trained in all areas of agricultural mechanics and electronics, from engines and transmissions to hydraulics and electronic controls. 

        Duties will include:          

  1. Working alongside and assist our skilled Service Technicians as required.
  2. Carry out basic service tasks & develops skills in removal, disassembly and reconditioning of components.
  3. Maintain a clean work area and work in a professional, neat and orderly fashion.
  4. Assist in the preparation of new and used machinery
  5. Learn to maintain tools and equipment to a high level.
  6. Reports weekly to line manager to monitor activities and progression.
  7. Learns to complete reports (DTAC) and forms required in conjunction with job assignments.
  8. Complete an online training program for the development of skills and knowledge.
  9. Learn to work in a safe manner following all safety rules and regulations
  10. Spends time in all departments to understand the workings of our Dealership.


We are looking for individuals with an interest in engineering and technology to thrive in this role. While full technical training will be provided, desired skills include problem solving, attention to detail and an aptitude for applied logic.

We are not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our technologically advanced equipment: Key personal skills to demonstrate include:

  • A willingness to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Engineering interest
  • Quality focus
  • Personal responsibility and resilience


GCSE grades A – C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and any other 2 GCSE subjects. In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English, Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.


  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)


There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our dealership group. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. This is the grounding for your future development, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium and long term career path.

Job Type: Apprenticeship


  • Dealer name DOUBLEDAY
  • Location Kings Lynn
  • Reference 3930
  • Division Agricultural Products
  • department Apprenticeship
  • Type of contract ft
  • expires at 30/09/2019
Contact details
  • Contact person mr. Roy Pickett
  • Location Kings Lynn
  • Address Lynn Road Wiggenhall St Germans PE34 3EU Norfolk pe34 3eu
  • Email
  • Phone +44(0)1553 617 666
  • Fax +44(0)1553 617 673
  • Website