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Service Technician Apprenticeship JOHNSONS CARS LIMITED

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.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 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, 08:30 - 17:30, however each of our dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001800518

  • 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 Light Vehicle Service Technician 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
  • Practical skills

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 solver and have attention to detail
  • 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

Desired qualifications

Prior attainment GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) 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.

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.


About the employer

About Johnsons Fiat

We’re proud to provide an excellent selection of new and used cars at Johnsons Fiat, offering you quality vehicles from this respected Italian brand. At all of our dealerships, you’ll find a wide choice of Fiat models just waiting to be driven. Browse our website for new Fiat cars, quality used Fiat models, and our latest offers and deals on a range of Fiat products.

New Fiat Cars

Johnsons Fiat aims to always have a comprehensive selection of Fiat vehicles in stock, from the popular Fiat 500 to the family-friendly Fiat Bravo. Every model in the range offers you safety, performance, and a comfortable driving experience. Choose an affordable new Fiat from us – take a look at the range online to pick your ideal car.

Approved Used Fiat

In addition to our brand new range, we provide used Fiat models, all of which have been thoroughly checked and tested before sale. Our trained technicians ensure that each vehicle meets Fiat’s high standards of performance and safety. To find out more about our Fiat cars, and to discover the benefits of choosing a used vehicle, get in touch with us at your nearest location.

Fiat Servicing and Parts

For as long as you own any vehicle from Johnsons Fiat, our qualified technicians and servicing team will look after you and your car with exceptional care. We provide specialist repair tools, parts and accessories for each vehicle on site, and offer only genuine Fiat products at our most competitive prices. You can also book an MOT for your Fiat with us. Make a visit to your local Johnsons Fiat dealership in Solihull or Swindon today to get more information and our full support.

Employer

JOHNSONS CARS LIMITED

Address

Forest Park Road

Swindon

SN5 5PQ

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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

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • 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: 22 Aug 2022