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Ford Masters Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Lancashire Ford

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days a week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 May 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate

  • Reference number

    VAC001540195

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry. Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include:

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting senior technicians

Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.

The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories;

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full training will be provided, no skills required

Personal qualities

A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills, with excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent A-C 9/4 in English and maths required.

Future prospects

  • A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles 
  • The opportunities are endless
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company

About the employer

Ford Dealership – (use the about me section on the employer website)

Employer

Lancashire Ford

Address

Hayfield Road

Ormskirk

L39 1NZ

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Leanne Sanneh 01923216165

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college four times a year for two week periods to work towards to achieve their Ford Masters Technical Certificate at VRQ Level 2 and/or 3. An advisor will visit at least every 6-8 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Industry recognised framework qualification.
  • Functional Skills (ICT, maths and English)
  • VRQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules

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