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Apprentice Autocare Technician (33982) Shakespeare Motor Co Ltd

Shakespeare Motor Company in Eccles have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated young person to join their company. Working in a busy independent garage, you will have the opportunity to work for a company with an excellent local reputation.

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

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Closing date: 05 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

    8.30am – 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001745410

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be expected to learn about the following:

  • Keeping the workshop clean & tidy
  • How to use tools & equipment used in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.
  • You will assist other technicians with their work whilst receiving on the job training
  • Tyre legislation and technical information
  • Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems including steering & suspension, braking systems, battery & charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Basic consumer legislation relevant to the occupation
  • Appropriate Health & Safety legislation and requirements for the workplace
  • Hybrid/Electric Vehicle system and safe working procedures
  • How to carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance using manufacturers specifications or approved schedules, using vehicle specific data and meeting legal requirements

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will lead to progression to a Level 3 Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship. 

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there 
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.
 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have a keen & genuine interest in the Automotive Trade 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • A valid, clean driving license would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Honesty
  • A disciplined attitude is required

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally grades C/4 and above in GCSE maths and English

Future prospects

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • The employer has a non smoking policy

About the employer

Shakespeare Motor Company is a garage based in Eccles for over 30 years. We are a family business and are proud of the reputation that we have built up with our customers in Eccles as a reassuring, friendly and personal garage.

Employer

Shakespeare Motor Co Ltd

Address

131

Shakespeare Crescent

Manchester

M30 0PE

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Training

Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification, Autocare Technician

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Nov 2021