Apprentice Service Technician Pentagon Group Ltd (The)

• You will be an Apprentice service and diagnostic motor technician in a busy workshop environment. • You will carry out tasks relevant to maintaining and repairing motor vehicles.

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

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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

    Monday - Friday (Occasional Saturdays)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001302476

  • Positions

    1 available

  • You will be an Apprentice service and diagnostic motor technician in a busy workshop environment.
  • You will carry out tasks relevant to maintaining and repairing motor vehicles.
  • You will also be partly responsible for maintenance of the workshop environment.
  • As part of your training you will attend our Vauxhall Apprenticeship technical centre in Nottingham for block release training. (Accommodation & transport costs will be covered by your employer)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • All we ask is that you are committed to the Apprenticeship Programme for 3 years and have the passion and ambition to grow into a highly skilled Car Service Technician.
  • Work experience within the industry would be advantageous.

Personal qualities

  • Team orientated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Positive outlook.
  • Willing to learn and follow instructions.
  • Evident interest and enthusiasm for automotive vehicles and the industry.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grades A-C (or equivalent) are preferred but other candidates may apply.

Future prospects

Possible career progression opportunities include Master Technician, Service or Aftersales Department Management or even dealership management.

Things to consider

•Must live within a realistic commutable distance of the vacancy (This will be dictated by the Employer).

About the employer

(Vauxhall Dealership)

Employer

Pentagon Group Ltd (The)

Address

Pentagon Dealer Rochdale

Queensway

Rochdale

OL11 1TQ

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Training provider

  • Training consists of 17 weeks block training over a 3 year period with the remainder of your time being spent at a Vauxhall retailer where practical training and guidance will be provided.
  • You will be working towards an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) along with Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT at Level 2.
  • You will also work towards Vauxhall internal qualifications via My Academy Bonze & Silver courses.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Raytheon Professional Services

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Raytheon systems Ltd

Contact

Bhavika Parekh 01159 457 480 bparekh@raytheon.com


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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017