Apprentice Vehicle Fitter - ATS Euromaster - Winchester ATS Euromaster Ltd

Working as an Apprentice Vehicle Fitter, at one of our busy centres, plays an important role in today’s fast paced, customer focussed industry.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 08:30 – 17:30

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001299739

  • Positions

    1 available

If you have a passion for cars, and all things mechanical, this is the ideal opportunity to kick start your career.  With most people struggling to find the time to get things done, a Vehicle Fitting Apprentice plays a vital role in the automotive industry.  Customers need to know their vehicle can be worked on, quickly, efficiently and to the highest standards.

As an Apprentice vehicle fitter, you will work alongside a qualified Vehicle Fitter, learning a trade vital to todays fast paced society

Duties will include;

  • Checking, repairing and replacing tyres
  • Carrying out steering geometry checks to ensure they are within manufacturer specifications
  • You will also be working on braking, steering, suspension and exhaust systems
  • Most importantly, dealing with customers

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will gain a Level 2 framework in Vehicle Fitting qualification, and be a fully qualified Vehicle Fitter.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good communicator
  • Practical
  • Able to work in a busy, fast moving environment

Personal qualities

  • Able to show attention to detail, and focussed on quality
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player

Qualifications required

Ideally, you will have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSE’s (or equivalent) in English and Maths, although these are not essential.  However, you must be literate and numerate.

Future prospects

Once qualified, the right candidate can progress within the company.

Things to consider

Positive points • As a Vehicle Fitter, you will have a number of transferable skills. • Customer satisfaction, and meeting targets is highly rewarding, and gives great job satisfaction Negative points • This is a physically demanding role, being on your feet most of the time. • You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis

About the employer

Established in 1961, ATS Euromaster is the largest comprehensive tyre service provider within the UK covering all types of vehicles from cars, vans and 4x4s to forklifts, trucks and agricultural vehicles. ATS Euromaster has an extensive network of Service centres and employs more than 3,500 people, providing national coverage throughout the UK.

Employer

ATS Euromaster Ltd

Address

61

Bar End Road

Winchester

SO23 9NP

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Training provider

Your apprenticeship will last approximately 2 years, working towards a VRQ and VCQ in Vehicle Fitting.  During this time, you will attend residential block release training at our state of the art Training Centre in Shrewsbury for a total of 10 weeks.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Fitting

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Carol Buckley 01743 762044 info@provq.com


Employer's Application Instructions

Simply visit the apprenticeshipfinder website, and click apply. Complete the application form in full and to the best of your ability. Do not apply directly to the Employer.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Nov 2017