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Service Technician Apprenticeship Fawcetts Volvo

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 Volvo.

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

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001782977

  • Positions

    1 available

The Apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of Light Vehicle Service Technicians. But what does the role involve?

The Light Vehicle Service Technician's 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

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Practical skills
  • Be very safety conscious
  • Be patient and well organised
  • Comfortable with the use of up to date information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership

Desired qualifications

Prior Attainment GCSE (or equivalent) grade A-C or 9-4 in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.

In Scotland applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted. 

'Equivalent' grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

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.


About the employer

About us here at Waylands

We are an independent family owned car dealer and an AM Award & Motor Trader Award winner of the 2020 Dealer Group of the Year. You will always find a large number of prestige cars in our stock however, if we don't have exactly what you are looking for, our professional team will work with you to source it. This also includes a range of hybrid and electric vehicles available; and if we don't have what you wanted we can work with you to source your ideal car.

Our commitment to providing the highest quality service and the confidence and pride we have in our used vehicles and ethos are the reasons for our glowing reputation which we have earned through many years of hard work. To help you with your decision we want you to visit us and enjoy the Waylands experience by meeting your coveted vehicle and being able to see it, feel it and even take it on a test drive.

Our range of finance options make it easier to afford your ideal car. The plans are all flexible and we’ll set the payments based on your budget. We’ll take care of your car to help it live a long and healthy life through our workshop which offers the Volvo Service Promise for every service customer. As well as this we also offer MOT's and repair possibilities. The technicians are all experienced and work hard to keep our customers’ cars in first rate condition.

Employer

Fawcetts Volvo

Address

Pinchington Lane, The Triangle

Newbury

RG14 7HT

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Volvo Training & Development Centre

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) at 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 week-long block training at our state - of - the - art Training Centre in Daventry
  • 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: 11 Jul 2022