A NUMBER of official Ferrari workshops across the UK will host open days at their aftersales facilities next week to encourage students from local schools to choose apprenticeships.
The open days, which will take place at 10 locations across the UK, will showcase the best features of an apprenticeship with Ferrari as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
Students who attend the open days will visit their local Ferrari dealer’s workshop, where they will learn about the brand’s technology and find out about potential job opportunities.
The Ferrari North Europe Apprenticeship programme is open to students aged between 16 and 19-years-old and offers three roles – two years as an apprentice parts adviser, two years as an apprentice service adviser or three years as an apprentice service technician.
Each apprenticeship offers on-the-job training in a workshop under the supervision of a master technician, as well as additional classroom, theory and practical education at at Ferrari’s training centre in Berkshire. Successful apprentices who meet the necessary criteria may be offered one of a variety of full-time roles available throughout the business.
The open days have been organised by Ferrari in conjunction with EngineeringUK, which has guided each dealership to ensure the events are engaging, stimulating and inspiring for young people interested in working in the industry.
The 10 dealers offering the open days are Dick Lovett Ferrari in Swindon, Graypaul Ferrari in Edinburgh, Birmingham and Nottingham, HR Owen Ferrari Service Premier Park in Park Royal, JCT600 Ferrari Brooklands in Leeds, Lancaster Ferrari in Colchester, Meridien Modena Ferrari in Lyndhurst, Maranello Sales in Egham and Stratstone Ferrari in Wilmslow.
Francesco Balli, regional manager for Ferrari North Europe, commented: ‘The Ferrari North Europe Apprenticeship scheme represents the future for Ferrari in the UK.
‘That is why we are pleased to see our official dealer partners make this investment in promoting the Ferrari Apprenticeship scheme to ensure they are able to provide an outstanding level of service for our customers.
‘It is important to share the Ferrari brand in this way and to provide an incredible opportunity for the brightest young talents who want to live the Ferrari dream.’
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