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Service Technician Apprenticeship Paul Rigby

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 to Friday 8.30am till 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

    15 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001791654

  • 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 & listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Practical skills
  • Be very safety conscious
  • Be patient & 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
  • Problem-solving

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

 

Welcome to Paul Rigby group, one of the few independent family run retailers in the UK, this is our story.

In 2010, Paul Rigby group began in Rocky Lane, Birmingham, where we first launched our name in the region, with a single Volvo dealership.

With a strong commitment to customer service, we quickly established a loyal customer base and our company began to grow quickly. It was then time to move to a larger dealership, where we could continue to sell our cars and broaden our outstanding service to a larger audience, so we moved to our flagship purpose-built premises on Chester Road in 2013 - our high-tech new home has been instrumental in helping us to build and grow the Volvo reputation in Birmingham and beyond.

After long term commitment and growth we are now proud to say that operate the largest Volvo service operation of any dealership in the UK, our technicians being trained to the highest standard. We take the upmost pride when it comes to care for your vehicle, service experience is at the heart of our mindset.

The Paul Rigby group has always been an eco conscious business, when time and consideration was taken on our next environmental steps the solution was clear, electric cars were the way forward. This is when a partnership with MG was formed. This, alongside with a commitment to hybrid vehicles from Volvo has secured a sustainable future for the group.

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, a value that really sets us apart. A high level of service and a memorable customer experience is a strong ethos that runs throughout all departments of the dealership. At Paul Rigby we have and always will be;

Serious about automotive, Passionate about customers.

Employer

Paul Rigby

Address

Grange Lane

Stourbridge

DY9 7HH

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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