Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician - Level 2 Fern Avenue Garage

Fern Avenue Garage have an exciting opportunity in their workshop, for an Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician. You will be mentored by their own fully qualified Senior Technician in all the latest techniques.

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

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Closing date: 22 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

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091061393

  • Positions

    1 available

You will receive first class training in all the latest servicing and diagnostic techniques to enable you to better help your customers whether they need a standard service, MOT or wanting an engine rebuild.

Day-to-day tasks will vary but include:

  • Servicing – carrying out checks
  • MOT’s – identifying parts with wear and tear
  • Vehicle Maintenance – replacing/repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No skills required as full training will be given, just bring your enthusiasm

Personal qualities

You will need to have a high level of attention to detail and working to a high standard to ensure the customer’s car is in safe hands and has been restored to its previous pristine condition.

Qualifications required

Ideally GCSE 9 to 3 (A*-D) or equivalent in English and Maths.

Future prospects

There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Vehicle Technicians. Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge?

Things to consider

An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world. This apprenticeship lasts for 3 years, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime.

About the employer

A small independent garage that deals with many aspects of the motor industry. They do servicing, repairs and MOT's.

Employer

Fern Avenue Garage

Address

Fern Avenue

Newcastle

NE2 2RA

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Training provider

An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in Fern Avenue Garage workshop, you will also attend Remit’s Academy based near Pride Park in Derby, on a 5-day block release 5 times a year over the 3 year apprenticeship.

You will also be assigned an Apprentice Development Coach who will visit you in the workplace, every 4-6 weeks, as part of our commitment to your development and to ensure you succeed.

  • VRQ and VCQ Level 2 Certificate in Light Vehicle
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

N.B. all accommodation, food and travel costs are met by the employer.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Jack Silverton


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Oct 2017