Apprentice BMW Motorcycle Technician - Roy Pidcock M/C Limited BMW Group Academy

BMW Motorcycle Technician Apprentice at Roy Pidcock M/C Limited.

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

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Closing date: 13 Nov 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

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310452

  • Positions

    1 available

  • We are currently recruiting for a Motorcycle Apprentice. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with one of the world's most prestigious and technologically advanced car and motorcycle manufacturers.
  • You will be working in a busy BMW Motorrad workshop environment, where you will be responsible for maintaining and repairing motorcycles to the high standards of the BMW brand.
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  • All BMW Motorcycle Technician Apprentices attend the BMW Group Academy UK in Berkshire for their off-the-job training. This ensures consistent training throughout the country and allows our apprentices to train on up-to-the-minute products and technology.
  • The training takes place over a 3 year period in the form of classroom and workshop sessions.
  • The course is unique to BMW with special emphasis on electronics and cutting edge technology; your training will include the opportunity to work with the latest motorcycles, engines and BMW diagnostic equipment, ultimately leading to the ability to undertake maintenance, service and repair activities on motorcycles to the highest standards once fully qualified.
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  • During the time spent at your BMW Centre, a mentor will be allocated to oversee the work-based learning programme.
  • A BMW representative will also visit on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and ensure any development needs are being met.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have good manual dexterity
  • Full training will be provided

Personal qualities

Successful applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • A keen interest and enthusiasm for motorcycles and the industry as a whole
  • To be honest and trustworthy with a willingness to learn
  • A positive attitude and work ethic, with high level of professionalism
  • To be able to work effectively as part of a team in a busy workshop environment, as well as having the capability to follow instructions and work individually

Qualifications required

Applicants are required to have, or predicted to obtain, GCSE Grade A*-C / 9 - 4 or Functional Skills Level 2 (or equivalent) in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • ICT (or one other subject if candidate did not take ICT)

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will become a qualified Motorcycle Technician.

Things to consider

Successful applicants must be prepared to travel to the BMW Group Academy in Berkshire to complete their apprenticeship training. Training is completed in two-week blocks approximately once every two-three months. All training costs are covered by the BMW Retailer (travel, accommodation and food). 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).

About the employer

All Motor Vehicle Technician, Aftersales Customer Service (Parts & Service) and Motorcycle Technician Apprentices will be employed at their local BMW Retailer, and will attend the BMW Group Academy for their training. The BMW Group Academy is based at Wokefield Park near Reading in Berkshire. All Bodyshop Technician (Paint & Panel) Apprentices will be employed at their local BMW Retailer or Bodyshop, and will attend our body training facility for their training. The body training facility is located in Milton Keynes.

Employer

BMW Group Academy

Address

Fields Farm Road

Long Eaton

Nottingham

NG10 3FZ

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Training provider

  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Competence (VCQ)
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BMW Group Academy

Contact

Mark Sadler 01189 480 449 apprenticerecruitment@bmw.co.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

All applications are to be done through the BMW Apprenticeship website. The apply online link can be found at the bottom of the website below. Once you click on the website link, this will bring up BMW Group UK Careers. Then please click on the left navigation BMW Centre Careers. Following this, please click on the link BMW Centre Apprenticeships. The online application form is found at the bottom of the page. Alternatively, you can search via Google for BMW Centre Apprenticeships. Candidates will only be contacted if they meet the initial criteria for the BMW/MINI programme.


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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Nov 2017