Apprentice Mechanic SA SERVICE CENTRE LIMITED

We are looking for a new staff member to help us increase the business and to become a key member of the team as we move forward. You will be given full training, as part of a team that prides itself on customer satisfaction and believes the customer should always come first.

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Closing date: 11 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

    Mondays to Fridays, 8.00 am to 5.00pm. One day per week will be at college.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001309319

  • Positions

    1 available

Working with the Garage team, the main responsibility will be to arrive on time ready and prepared for work.  Day to day tasks will be to follow instruction and be ready to help out as work load dictates.  Tasks will include:

  • Routine light vehicle maintenance.
  • Removing and replacing vehicle chassis units and components.
  • Fuel, ignition and exhaust systems.
  • Removing electrical units and components.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping.
  • Able to follow instruction.
  • Keen to learn.
  • Customer focused.

Personal qualities

  • Ready and prepared for work.
  • Good team player.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willing to listen.
  • Positive attitude.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally 3 GCSEs, or equivalent, including Maths, Science and English at grade D or above, but attention to detail and a willingness to listen are important.

Future prospects

We are a small company that has just started and we are already looking for larger premises, so there is the opportunity to grow with the company and to be part of the management team.

Things to consider

Saturday working: Some Saturday mornings may be required and overtime, or time taken from hours during the week will be allowed for this, dependent on age and legal working time directives. Wage: You would start on the apprentice wage which could increase according to your performance and your work ethic.

About the employer

We are a very young garage which started in December 2016. We are the only Trustagarage in the St Neots area and believe in making sure the job is done well and professionally. We service and repair vehicles, and we also have a car sales side. We are growing quickly with contract customers and we are also starting to increase the number of private customers. We are looking for a new staff member to work in our team to help us increase the business and to become a key member of the team.

Employer

SA SERVICE CENTRE LIMITED

Address

Unit 31

Little End Road

St Neots

PE19 8JH

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Training provider

You will study for an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship  (Level 2) Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Light Vehicle).  You will gain qualifications in:

  • Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.
  • Enhance your English, Maths and ICT.
  • Develop personal learning and thinking skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College

Contact

Apprenticeships Team 01223 418778


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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017