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Service Technician Apprenticeship Dales Cornwall

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: 06 Jun 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

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001808837

  • 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

  • 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

Welcome to Dales Group

Dales Group is a new and used car dealer in Cornwall, covering Scorrier, Redruth and Summercourt, Newquay. We operate main dealership franchises for Renault, Dacia, SEAT, CUPRA, Suzuki and Vauxhall.

Dales Cornwall was established in 1959 and has been selling and servicing cars in Cornwall for over 60 years. We are pleased to offer new and used cars and vans, servicing, repairs, parts and accessories, as well as everything you would expect from a modern motor retailer.

Customer service is at the heart of everything we do. When you arrive at any of our sites you’ll be presented with a showroom which has a relaxed and customer focused environment. We have the very latest approved showrooms with waiting areas designed for you. From free customer WI-FI, fresh tea and coffee, comfortable seating areas and magazines, we are sure you will enjoy your experience with us.

Our dedicated team is ready to assist with any requirement. Our fully trained and experienced team will be on hand to answer any queries you may have, in fact many members of staff have years of experience in the automotive industry.

Employer

Dales Cornwall

Address

Wheal Rose

Redruth

TR16 5BX

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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: 06 Jun 2022