Apprentice Mechanic NOVUS PROPERTY SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Novus Property Solutions are seeking an enthusiastic individual to carry out mechanical repairs on their range of fleet vehicles which includes light commercial vans and cars.

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Closing date: 08 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £195.00

  • Working week

    39 hours over Monday to Fri between 6am-6pm (shift basis)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    03 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001217017

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Novus standards.
  • Use authorised plant & equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised.
  • Work as part of a team and use materials safely.
  • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.
  • Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers.
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, and tidying up at the end of a job.
  • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing.
  • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      
  • Undertake health and safety training as required.
  • Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor. .
  • Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.
  • Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities
  • Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical skills
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Literacy skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Interest in motor vehicles
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Quick learner

Qualifications required

Ideal candidates will possess GCSE grades A*C in Maths, English and ICT (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The opportunity of permanent employment upon completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate

Things to consider

Working in a busy garage can be physically and mentally demanding. You will also be expected to keep your work area clean and tidy as well as other areas of the workshop.

About the employer

We are an award-winning property maintenance company with a very clear mission: to deliver a safe workforce that provides quality service, commitment and sustainability to communities throughout the UK

Employer

NOVUS PROPERTY SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Address

55 Duke Street

Stoke-on-Trent

ST4 3NR

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Training provider

An advanced apprenticeship consisting of a Level 3 VCQ and functional skills in Maths English and ICT if required

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician [light vehicle]

Training provider

Martec Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Martec

Contact

Sarah Bailey 01782 717272 sarahbailey@martectraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 08 Sep 2017