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Service Technician Apprenticeship Pewsham Garages

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.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773178

  • 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 below explanation is 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 
  • 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
  • Problem solving

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

Pewsham Garages proudly serves the Chippenham and surrounding areas. If you live or work around Bath, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Corsham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Melksham, Swindon or Trowbridge then at Pewsham Garages you can find or service your Abarth, Fiat, and Fiat Professional vehicles.
Pewsham Garages is excited to be able to offer an unbeatable selection of the best new and used vehicles at competitive prices. Our expansive stock and great prices are worth the trip to our dealership in Chippenham! Our friendly and professional staff are dedicated to providing a level of service that always exceeds our customers’ expectations. To experience first-hand the incredible vehicles we have in stock or can order, stop by Pewsham Garages.
 
Check out the promotions section to see the great deals here at Pewsham Garages. Promotions are updated regularly with both national and local Abarth, Fiat, and Fiat Professional offers.
 
Here at Pewsham Garages, we have all you need to start financing your new vehicle. We can also help you get a trade-in appraisal with your current car. Save time at the dealership by completing your finance application online. We will review your information and provide options that meet your individual financial needs. Our finance team is dedicated to finding the right terms for your budget. When you find the perfect vehicle, let us work with you to find your perfect, budget-friendly finance plan.
 
You can also have your Abarth, Fiat, and Fiat Professional vehicle serviced at Pewsham Garages. Call or stop by to schedule an appointment or get a quote on parts or service. If you like, we can collect and deliver your car to your home or workplace within 20 miles – whichever is easiest for you.
Our friendly and experienced team is waiting to serve you. At Pewsham Garages, we proudly serve Chippenham, as well as Bath, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Corsham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Melksham, Swindon or Trowbridge
 

Employer

Pewsham Garages

Address

London Road

Chippenham

SN15 3RR

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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: 31 Jan 2022