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Light Vehicle AutoCare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship Formula One Autocentres

What does Jamie Oliver, Ross Brawn, Karren Brady and Stella McCartney all got in common? They started their careers as an apprentice! Formula One Autocentres Limited are looking to recruit a Light Vehicle AutoCare Technician Apprentice. Interested? Apply now!

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

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Closing date: 12 Nov 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 9am - 6pm with one day off. Saturday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    28 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001719437

  • Positions

    1 available

Established in 1969, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Over fifty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK's largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

As an AutoCare Apprentice you will receive technical training as well as customer service and retail skills.

Day to day tasks will vary but include - Inspecting, removal, repair or replace:

  • Tyres, exhausts
  • Shock absorbers
  • Brakes components
  • Filters
  • Batteries

Customer Service:

  • Answering incoming calls and queries
  • Speaking with customers to advising them
  • Problem solving

Retail:

  • Speaking with suppliers
  • Placing orders
  • Up-selling

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.

Personal qualities

Attained or working towards a full UK driving licence at the permissible age.

Desired qualifications

  • If you have achieved a level 2 or higher in a similar automotive qualification, you may not be eligible
  • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9-4/A*-C in English and maths

Future prospects

At Formula One they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the Formula One branch easily each day.


About the employer

A winning formula for over 50 years.

Established in 1969, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Over fifty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK's largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

Employer

Formula One Autocentres

Address

Unit 6

Centrum Park, Tewkesbury Road

GL51 9FD

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Paul Northridge

This is an Autocare Technician Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.

Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby.

This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 separate weeks (Monday - Friday) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:

  • Autocare Technician Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English & maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2021