Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician K D M Motortech

Established for over 15 years, KDM Motortech is a friendly independent garage offering quality parts and services at competitive prices. Our fully qualified mechanics and technicians are able to offer the full range of vehicle repair services to all types or vehicles.

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

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Closing date: 08 Oct 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

    8:30 - 17:30, Monday - Friday, 40 hours PAID

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059806

  • Positions

    1 available

The Light Vehicle Level Apprenticeship responsibilities will include:

  • Servicing vehicles - carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising customers about the repairs that are required
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To become a Light Vehicle Technician, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent practical skills
  • The ability to work quickly but also pay attention to detail
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • Determined: able to recognise the opportunity afforded by the apprenticeship and willing to commit to success
  • Analytical: able to approach problems logically
  • Compliant: prepared to accept leadership and direction
  • Empathetic: able to get on with colleagues
  • Diligent: determined to get things right first time with close attention to quality
  • Persistent: able to balance priorities so that, whilst at work the job comes first
  • Integrity: is honest with self and others

Qualifications required

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

To be a qualified Light Vehicle Technician.

Things to consider

Most technicians work 40 hours a week, from Monday to Friday but may be required to also work Saturdays with a day off in the week. Some tasks may be physically demanding although you will use lifting equipment to move heavy parts.

About the employer

Established for over 15 years, KDM Motortech is a friendly independent garage offering quality parts and services at competitive prices.
Our fully qualified mechanics and technicians are able to offer the full range of vehicle repair services to all types of vehicles in our fully equipped garage located in Broadheath, Altrincham.

Employer

K D M Motortech

Address

Arctic House

Altrincham

WA14 5BN

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes three years to gain an Advanced standard 
  • To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release
  • The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician [light vehicle]

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Hannah Lloyd


Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Oct 2017