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Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Lexus Coventry - Listers Group Lexus Coventry

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 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, 08:30 – 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001739481

  • 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

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

Desired qualifications

Ideally, you will have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSEs (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

Lexus are an automotive company that takes inspired design, relentless innovation and uninhibited performance and turns them into passionate, moving experiences. But, that's only part of their DNA. They're equally dedicated to offering exceptional customer experiences. And in doing so, creating loyalty throughout the world—not just with the people who buy their vehicles, but the people in the communities around them.

Employer

Lexus Coventry

Address

London Road

Coventry

CV3 4LP

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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, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

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 Nov 2021