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Apprentice BMW Motor Vehicle Technician - Sandal Wakefield BMW BMW Group Academy

We are currently recruiting for one Motor Vehicle Technician Apprentice. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with one of the world’s most prestigious and technologically advanced car manufacturers.

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

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Closing date: 19 Dec 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001661448

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working in a busy BMW/MINI workshop environment, where you will be responsible for maintaining and repairing motor vehicles to the high standards of the BMW/MINI brand.

All BMW Motor Vehicle Technician Apprentices attend the BMW Group Academy UK in Berkshire for their off-the-job training. This ensures consistent training throughout the UK and allows our apprentices to train on up-to-the-minute products and technology. The training takes place over a 3-year period and takes the form of classroom and workshop sessions.

The course is unique to BMW with a special emphasis on electronics and cutting-edge technology; your training will include the opportunity to work on the latest:

  • Cars
  • Engines and BMW diagnostic equipment

Ultimately leading to the ability to undertake:

  • Maintenance
  • Service
  • Repair activities on vehicles to the highest standards once fully qualified

During the time spent at your Retailer, 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

  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest and enthusiasm for automotive vehicles and the industry as a whole
  • Be honest and trustworthy with a willingness to learn
  • Positive attitude and work ethic, with high level of professionalism
  • 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
  • Have good dexterity

Desired qualifications

Applicants are required to have, or predicted to obtain, GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in the following subjects English, maths and ICT (or one other subject if candidate did not take ICT).

Future prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will continue your development on the BMW Technical Programme.

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 Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


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

Dewsbury Road

Wakefield

WF2 9BE

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Training

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

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Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

All applications are to be done through the BMW Apprenticeship website. To apply online, the link can be found at the bottom of the page. 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: 19 Dec 2022