Apprentice Auto Electrician J J Plunkett Ltd

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated young person to secure an apprenticeship in Auto Electrical Repair at JJ Plunkett in Salford.

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

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 to Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be someone who is very flexible, highly motivated and can work well under their own initiative as well as being a team player.
Applicants must possess a willingness to learn mechanical and electrical skills. As such, training will be given on how to locate and correct faults, enhance vehicle systems, inspect vehicles, remove and replace electrical components and remove and replace components such as Bumpers, Headlamps and Batteries.
Parts of the job are computer interface based, so a good understanding of computer applications is also an advantage.

Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

What you could go on to do:

  • Full time permanent Auto Electrician

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.
  • Training will be provided combining a mix of day release and on the job training with on site assessor support, assessing every 4/6 weeks.

What will happen next:

  • New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • None, company is willing to provide all training required.

Personal qualities

  • Successful applicants should be enthusiastic, proactive and dynamic, have the ability to work as part of a team, and assist colleagues in the day to day duties of managing a busy and challenging workshop environment.
  • Candidates must have the capability to follow instructions and guidance working closely with a mentor. Importantly the right person will demonstrate consistently high levels of professionalism that is true of the brand they are representing.
  • A passion for motor vehicle is essential.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs or equivalent grades C in Maths, English and ICT are preferable.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

J J Plunkett Ltd carry out garage services in Salford.


J J Plunkett Ltd



Cobden Street


M6 6WF

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Sep 2017