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Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Pinkstones Toyota Pinkstones Toyota

Toyota is committed to attracting bright, enthusiastic individuals, to provide technical support to our expanding dealer network. The comprehensive three year apprenticeship is designed to ensure our dealer network is equipped to meet customer's demands and, keep up to date with ever evolving technology.

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

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Closing date: 30 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

    08:30 - 17:30. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001737677

  • Positions

    1 available

If you have an interest in motor vehicle technology, this is your opportunity to start your career.

As an Apprentice, you will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining and repairing customer’s vehicles, reporting to the Centre Manager.

The job will involve the service, diagnosis and repair of a wide variety of Toyota vehicles to very high industry standards.

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

Personal qualities

  • A good listener
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player

Desired qualifications

  • You should already have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSE grades (or equivalent) in both English & maths but this is not essential

Future prospects

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, there will be scope for additional training, and it is not uncommon to progress through the ranks.

Things to consider

Vehicles are highly complex, and whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must be literate and numerate, with a desire to learn. You must possess a genuine interest in motor vehicle technology and have practical ability to become a first-rate Technician.

This is a physically demanding role so the candidate will need to be physically able to carry out demands of the role. You will also be active for most of the time.


About the employer

We are a family run business with over 50 years of experience. We have new car offers, Approved Used cars, servicing for any make/model, MOT testing, tyres, accessories and official Toyota parts, all at our large dealership in Stoke on Trent. 

Employer

Pinkstones Toyota

Address

Stanley Matthews Way

Stoke-On-Trent

ST4 4DD

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743762044 recruitment@provq.com

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) standard
  • Functional Skills (maths, English and ICT) if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

The apprenticeship, is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 23 weeks of residential training at the Toyota/Lexus Academy, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the apprenticeship standard in Automotive Retail Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)

All travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Academy.

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy, please visit www.apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/toyota and complete the short online application and screener questions.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2021