Bus & Coach (Mechanical) Technician Apprenticeship Lynx
We currently have an opening for an Apprentice Bus & Coach Technician. You will predominantly inspect, diagnose, repair and test equipment and systems on a Modern Fleet.
Closing date: 24 Feb 2022
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
25 Feb 2022
29 Sep 2021
Level 3 (A level)
We currently have an opening for an apprentice bus & coach technician specialising in the maintenance and repair of buses and coaches. The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. Vehicles are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that technicians are fully trained to work on the latest vehicle technology. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hardworking person.
Tasks the successful candidate can expect to carry out:
- Vehicle servicing
- General repairs
- Suspension repairs
- Brake inspections and repairs
- Safety inspection
- General maintenance of Buses & Coaches
Requirements and prospects
- Good practical skills
- Ability to pay attention to detail
- Good communication skills
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
- Good time keeping and willing to learn
- Team player
- Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards
- No previous automotive qualifications are required
- Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of (A - C/9-4) in English and maths
- Full training to level 3. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled Bus & Coach Technician
- Further training may be made available for IRTEC (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) or a management qualification. As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees
Things to consider
The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong. Please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for. Please also pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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About the employer
We are an independent bus company based in King's Lynn and operating services across west and north Norfolk and eastern Cambridgeshire.
Lynx operate friendly and reliable local bus services in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk including a half hourly, 7 day per week towards Hunstanton via Snettisham, Dersingham and Heacham. In addition to scheduled bus services we also provide private hire coaches and rail replacement services.
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by S&B Automotive Academy Ltd
David Watts 07852344136 firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 3 Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard:
Training is provided at work and at a specialist training provider S&B Automotive Academy on block release (usually six one-week blocks per year).The successful applicant will be mentored in the workplace by the employer who will support and monitor progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a week.
The apprenticeship Standard is a 3-year programme which culminates in an end point assessment.
As part of the apprenticeship the apprentice will need to achieve Functional Skills at Level 2 in maths and English before they can complete the end point assessment.
Bus and coach engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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