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Makes a huge range of construction etc equipment, has a superb reputation also for training, and is (if this is what lights your fire) altogether the right machine with which to dig the foundations of your career. Rather unsurprisingly, they've set up their own academy to make sure everything is done properly including degree apprenticeships.





Degree offered

BEng (Hons)


Sheffield Hallam University


JCB site for work JCB Academy / SH University for study


3 years

Entry requirements

3 A-levels (C or above) inc, Maths or a Science/Technical subject plus 4 GCSEs (C or above) inc. Maths, English Language, Science/Technical subject

Application process

Online + Assessment,

2018 opens in September 2017

Working hours

39 hours per week

Study hours

1 day release per week

Starting salary


Permanent job offer

Full-time contract from commencement and support in achieving a suitable first appointment on successful completion of their apprenticeship.


GCG view

Smart, manly website in yellow and black (don't worry, it does feature girls as well as trucks) with no frills but plenty of detail. When we found a contact she was knowledgeable and quick to come back - with this level of efficiency to help you, you could just start trucking your way through the application process and on to a degree..


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