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Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Inchcape Lexus - Leicester Lexus Leicester

If you have an interest in motor vehicle technology, this is your opportunity to start your career. You will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining & repairing customer’s vehicles, reporting to the Centre Manager. The job will involve the service, diagnosis & repair of a wide variety of Toyota vehicles to very high standards.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 – 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001704060

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures, such as, removing and replacing bolts, screws, clips, seals and fasteners, sometimes using cutting, drilling, filing and other fabrication skills
  • Contributing to a safe and efficient workshop environment, by adhering to the company’s Health and Safety processes, accurate record keeping, and following standardised workshop practices
  • Accessing information such as wiring diagrams, technical data, and vehicle repair information, then applying the information appropriately
  • Using complex diagnostic, mechanical, and, electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspecting and preparing vehicles to quality standards prior to handing over to customers
  • Service and maintain without supervision
  • Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification
  • Investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles, and logical problem-solving techniques, using diagnostic tools, and standard testing regimes, to identify mechanical and electrical faults

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technically minded
  • Practical skills
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Good listening skills

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player
  • Able to work in a busy, fast moving environment

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally, you will have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSE’s (or equivalent) in English and maths, although these are not essential
  • However, you must be literate and numerate

Future prospects

Once qualified, the right candidate can progress within the company. 

Things to consider

Positive points:

  • As a Vehicle Technician, you will have a number of transferable skills
  • Customer satisfaction, and meeting targets is highly rewarding, and gives great job satisfaction

Negative points:

  • This is a physically demanding role, so the candidates will need to be physically able to carry out the demands of the role
  • Being active most of the time
  • You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis

About the employer

Our approach to technology is always dynamic, never static. Rather than applying technologies in their existing forms, we see them as inspiring starting points for new developments. Always projecting forward, we think creatively and laterally, re-working and re-imagining the latest advances.

Employer

Lexus Leicester

Address

Blackbird Mills

Abbey Lane

Leicester

LE4 0DZ

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743 762044 recruitment@provq.com

  • Level 3 Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • The Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 24 weeks of residential training (over 3 years) at the Toyota/Lexus Academy. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the qualification from working with some highly skilled professionals.
  • Residential training, all travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Training Centre.

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please do not apply directly to the Employer as this apprenticeship requires you to apply through ProVQ- the training providers website. So simply visit http://www.apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/ website and click apply. Complete the application form in full and the online assessments to the best of your ability.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021