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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Warners Motor Group

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

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Closing date: 06 Dec 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. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001758875

  • 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 Stellantis.

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 
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Attention to detail 
  • Safety conscious 
  • Well-organised and patient 
  • Comfortable with the use of up to date technology 
  • Practical

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

Citroën Dealership of Warners Cars

Sharing the journey with you

We’ve been selling and servicing the superb range of Peugeot and Citroën cars and commercial vehicles for over 40 years and during 2018 will have been operating for 100 years. On the 2nd November 2012 we became the Isuzu dealer for Gloucestershire; all of which herald an exciting new era for Warners Cars and help us to satisfy an even greater and more diverse range of customers.

As one of the largest independent motor dealers in the county, we have always believed in the personal touch to help you get the most from the award-winning range of vehicles that we offer.

We also like to keep things simple so that you don’t have to spend time shopping around and we can help with your financing and on-going servicing with some of the most attractive maintenance and servicing costs from any dealer, anywhere.

From choosing and purchasing your new or used car, through to maintenance and after sales care, Warners Cars aims to make your experience a pleasant and memorable one.

Employer

Warners Motor Group

Address

Shannon Way

Tewkesbury

GL20 8ND

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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) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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: 06 Dec 2021