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Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician Wilsons Epsom - Alfa Romeo

Wilsons are looking for a dedicated mechanic apprentice to join their team. The responsibilities of the mechanic apprentice include inspecting vehicles, performing basic repairs, ordering parts, and taking inventory. As the mechanic apprentice, you will be working under our experienced Mechanics to learn the trade and advance your career.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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. Actual shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001780896

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice, you will be working alongside a team of experienced technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customers vehicles to a very high standard.

Your duties will include:

  • Servicing - working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance
  • Maintenanace - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem
  • Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
  • Inspecting and preparing customer's vehicles ready for mechanical work
  • Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification
  • Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.
  • Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None, just your passion for the motor industry.

Personal qualities

We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automative industry and want to become experts in their technicial field. 

Key personal skills to demonstrate include:

  • A willingness to learn
  • Mechanical interest
  • Personal responsibility and resilience
  • Problem solving 

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally GCSE with at least a 4/C Grade or equivalent in Maths and English 

Future prospects

  • Level 3 master technician MOT tester hybrid/electric car technician 

Things to consider

  • The applicant will need to take in consideration the travelling distance to work and college.

About the employer

We are the largest family-run new and used car supermarket in the South of England that has been selling cars for over 117 years, offering our customers extensive choice, unbeatable value and a service they can trust in one location. We're proud to represent 11 new car brands - Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep, Hyundai, Nissan, Nismo, Peugeot, MG, Renault & Dacia - as well as stocking over 1,000 nearly new and used cars on-site that you can browse online today.

Employer

Wilsons Epsom - Alfa Romeo

Address

Unit D

Epsom

KT17 1JG

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Training

Training provider

M I T SKILLS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Motor Industry Training

Contact

Ifza Parvaz 01932 341416 Ifza.parvaz@mitskills.com

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle service and Maintenance technician Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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