Bus & Coach Body Apprentice Acklam's Coaches Limited
This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. You will train as a qualified vehicle technician while working on Bus & Coaches. The successful candidate can expect a high quality training package with excellent career prospects.
Closing date: 02 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
16 Oct 2017
08 Sep 2017
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
As an apprentice with Acklam's Coaches, you will work in a bustling environment learning work based skills in line with a professional trade qualification in Bus & Coach Engineering - Body repair. Areas of learning to carry out repairs to accident damaged vehicles;
- To carry out refurbishment repairs
- Manufacturing Panels
- Prepare vehicle to a point where paint can be applied
- Maintain a clean, tidy and safe operating environment in the workshop.
- Maintain a good working relationship with customers by keeping them advised on progress on repairs.
- Maintain site health and safety procedures including the wearing of high viz clothing when on site
- To be Reliable, Flexible self-motivated with a positive attitude to fellow workers and customers.
Requirements and prospects
- Good practical skills
- Ability to pay attention to detail
- Good communication skills
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
- Good time keeping and willing to learn
- Team player
- Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards
GCSE's or equivalent, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/Level 1 or above in English, Maths equivalent. Work experience/prior knowledge is beneficial but not essential.
Things to consider
About the employer
Training is provided at work and in the Arriva academy in Derby or St Helens by specialist training provider S&B Automotive Academy on block release (usually six one-week blocks per year).The successful applicant will be mentored in the workplace by the employer who will support and monitor progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a week.
The level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is a 3 year programme which culminates in an end point assessment.
As part of the apprenticeship the apprentice will need to achieve Functional Skills at Level 2 in Application of Number & Communication before they can complete the end point assessment.
Bus, Coach and HGV > Bus and Coach Engineering Technician
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by S&B Automotive Academy Ltd
Zoe Buckley 07852344136 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017