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Service Technician Apprenticeship Snows Peugeot

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified service technician and who wants to develop a long-term career with an ambitious automotive brand. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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

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Closing date: 22 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, 8:30am - 5:30pm, however each of our dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001742946

  • 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:

  • 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
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and listening skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Safety conscious 
  • Well organised and patient 
  • Problem solving
  • 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

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Representing some of the automotive industry's most prestigious brands, Snows provides motorists across the south and the south west of England with a level of customer service that goes unsurpassed. We are proud of the quality of vehicles that we sell, and take satisfaction in delivering an experience to our customers that goes beyond that of an average dealership.

We currently have 50 franchised dealerships, 3 Approved Service Centres and several multi-franchise Used Car and Van Centres in locations across the South. It's our aim to deliver high-quality, affordable motoring to as many as we can. With our wide range of franchised dealers, choose from a selection of new Abarth, Alfa Romeo, BMW, CUPRA, Fiat, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz Vans, MINI, Peugeot, SEAT, Toyota, Volkswagen Commercials and Volvo. In addition to the new cars on offer we have approved used Abarth, Alfa Romeo, BMW, CUPRA, Fiat, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz Vans, MINI, Peugeot, SEAT, Toyota, Volkswagen Commercials and Volvo  vehicles, so we are sure at Snows we will almost certainly have a vehicle to suit your demands. Plus, with money-saving special offers and competitive car finance also available, value is assured and the purchase of a new or used vehicle easy. Also, our used car and van outlets Too Good To Auction provides you with a wide range of used cars and vans for multiple franchises. If you are shopping for a used car with a certain budget in mind view our range of used cars for sale under £5,000 and £10,000.

Our recently introduced Snows Leasing provides competitive personal and business contract hire for cars and vans. With flexible hire agreements and access to all makes and models, you are sure to find a deal to suit your needs!

Employer

Snows Peugeot

Address

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG21 6YL

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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 weeklong 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

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: 22 Nov 2021