Kubota Groundcare Diploma Training Scheme

Further Details
Course Code
LP01497
Location
Llysfasi
Duration
Full Time, This is a 3 year block release course. You will be in college for nine blocks over three years. Each year will consist of three blocks, totalling twelve weeks, running from Monday to Friday.
Department
Engineering, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Start Date
05 Dec 2022
End Date
28 Jun 2024

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Course Overview
This Kubota Apprenticeship Scheme is a partnership between Kubota, a world-leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery, and agricultural engineering education specialists Coleg Cambria Llysfasi. This industry approved training is designed to allow young agricultural engineers to progress into positions within Kubota agricultural dealerships across the UK

This qualification covers all of the skills, knowledge and understanding required in the land-based engineering industry. You will study a wide range of areas that include health and safety, calculations for service engineering and workshop processes. You will learn how to repair engines, vehicle systems, electric systems and hydraulic systems, test electronic systems. In addition you will learn how to repair mechanical power transmission systems, synchromesh transmissions and clutches, powershift transmissions and hydrostatic or hydro-mechanical (CVT) transmissions. You will also learn how to repair cultivation or drilling machinery, application machinery, forage harvesting machinery and combinable or root crop.

The Kubota apprenticeship is an opportunity to “earn while you learn”. By successfully participating in a Kubota apprenticeship, you will achieve an industry approved qualification at the same time as gaining fantastic hands-on practical skills through a manufacturer backed scheme and earning a wage.

The course is taught mainly through practical sessions in our sector leading workshop using the latest diagnostic equipment and machinery, Tractor operation and field work, classroom activities, visits and guest speakers. You will learn using a variety of methods, including theory sessions, individual and group work and practical tasks.

The course includes Manufacturer product Training at the Kubota training school.
In addition, you will also have the opportunity to undertake external assessments to gain certificates of competence in Tractor Driving, Telescopic Handler, Welding, ATV, Fork Lift Truck, Abrasive Wheels, Customer Care, Installation, Air Conditioning and Refrigerant Handling.
Assessment will take place continuously throughout the course, in the form of assignments, practical observations, small tests, examinations and synoptic assessments.
5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including Maths and English Language or Welsh (1st Language) and to be working for a Kubota dealer as a trainee service engineer.

Prior experience may be considered for older learners. This will be discussed at interview.
Employment into positions within Kubota’s dealerships across the UK.
Agricultural engineer, Field Service Engineer, Workshop Technician, Marketing and sales.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information

There may be additional costs for some visits and trips.

For accommodation fees please contact kubota.training@cambria.ac.uk
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