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Service Technician Apprenticeship Penton Vauxhall & Citroen

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified service technician. You will have the chance to develop a long term career with an ambitious automotive brand.

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

Apply now

Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm, however each of our dealers will have different requirements. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001689520

  • Positions

    1 available

The role of a Vehicle Service Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. Our dealers use some of the most advanced service equipment and techniques in the world making this a great time to start your career with Peugeot Citroen.

The Light Vehicle Service Technician role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs within the location.  The below explanation is, therefore, a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Light Vehicle Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Service Technician may include:

  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records
  • Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the service receptionists about required repairs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and listening skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Safety conscious 
  • Well organised and patient 
  • Comfortable with the use of up to date technology 
  • Practical

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem solving

Desired qualifications

Prior attainment: GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths. Predicted grades are accepted.

Equivalent grades include:

  • BTEC First Diplomas and Certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Functional Skills Level 2

Future prospects

  • There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding dealer network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry recognised qualification that's recognised across the motor industry
  • This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles

Things to consider

  • We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone
  • Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and the apprenticeship journey

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Penton Motor Group is a long standing family run business, which has been established for over 30 years. The group represents some of the most exciting and value for money brands in the UK, supplying quality New Cars and Used Cars across Wiltshire and Dorset.

Operating from four state of the art ultra modern dealerships, Penton proudly represents Vauxhall in Salisbury, Citroen in Poole, Citroen in Bournemouth & Christchurch, Citroen in Salisbury, DS in Poole, DS in Bournemouth & Christchurch, DS in Salisbury. Whether you Citroen or Vauxhall required a service, repair or MOT or an update, we have a dealership within reach.

Penton have long been renowned for operating the largest multi-make used car business in the region. Our buying power allows us to stock in excess of 400 used cars at our Penton Used Car Centres. You won't find a larger selection or wider choice of price matched used cars in the area. So if you are looking for Used Cars in Salisbury, Used Cars in Poole, Used Cars in Bournemouth or Used Cars in Christchurch, then Penton have the used car for you.

Employer

Penton Vauxhall & Citroen

Address

48

Churchfields Road

Salisbury

SP2 7PW

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calex UK Ltd

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) standard level 3

  • We will support you to gain your functional skills if you require them in maths and English
  • All of our apprentices are employed through the dealer network and attend week long block training at out state of the art training centre in Coventry
  • Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: today