Cycle Maintenance Apprentice Paul's

We are looking for an enthusiastic hard working new team member to join our busy workshop and web operation You will be required to assemble and prepare new bikes for our web order operation and you will, at times, also be required to help our retail customers by providing sales support and customer service.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    08.30-17.30, rota across Mon-Sat

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001255847

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Have a passion for bikes, knowledge of products and riding.
  •  Mechanically adept with experience of bike maintenance
  • Ability to work to a high standard, even when under pressure, and always maintaining attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills, an approachable, friendly and helpful manner.
  • Ability to work well as part of a small team
  • Willingness and ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, customers, and suppliers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

genuine interest in bikes

Personal qualities

  • Keen interest in bikes and cycling
  • Positive, keen to learn and an enthusiastic outlook
  • Confident to speak to customers and suppliers
  • Self-motivated and a basic knowledge of cycle mechanics.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multitask and prioritise activities.

Qualifications required

**3 x GCSEs at grades A*-E (or equivalent) including Maths and English (or predicted)

Future prospects

As an expanding operation, successful team members can look to develop responsibilities and expand their roles.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Pauls Cycles is a well-established brand within the cycling industry, having grown successfully since 1983 by specialising in mail order and discount bicycles from leading manufacturers and selling to our customers online and through our retail store in Dereham, Norfolk. Our range extends across leading Brands including Cannondale, Cube and Giant and goes from children’s bikes through to top end Mountain bikes and Road bikes. As well as supplying new cycles, we also repair and service all types of bikes in our fully equipped workshop and qualified mechanics. We pride ourselves in ensuring our customers receive their new bike in excellent condition – having been pre-assembled by our mechanics, tuned and checked before careful packaging and dispatch.

Employer

Paul's

Address

Unit A

13

Yaxham Road

Dereham

NR19 1HB

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Engineering Maintenance & Installation - Cycles pathway
  • Cytech technical two
  • Level 2 Certificate in Cycle Maintenance
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & IT if applicable
  • Employee Responsibilities and Rights
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

ATG TRAINING

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ATG Training

Contact

Bal Chauhan 01296737838 b.chauhan@atg-training.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017