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Apprentice Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician PS Autos Ltd

PS Autos have an exciting vacancy for a Motor Vehicle Apprentice. We are looking for an apprentice with drive and enthusiasm to come and join our team based in Farnworth. We are looking to train the right person to join our team of skilled mechanics.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 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, 08:30 – 17:30. Some weekend work may be required. Shift patterns to agreed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813183

  • Positions

    1 available

PS Autos have an exciting opportunity for a motor vehicle apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where they will be trained in all aspects of service, maintenance and repair of vehicles.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Carry out a wide range of servicing and repair work on vehicles to a high standard
  • Analyse work orders carefully to understand a vehicle’s condition, the accuracy of the diagnosis, and what work has been agreed
  • Ensure effective use of technical knowledge and skills enabling efficient, economic and safe servicing and repair of vehicles
  • Complete repair and service records and other appropriate activities the Workshop Controller and Service Manager require
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team to deliver excellent customer service
  • Build effective working relationships with colleagues
  • General housekeeping
  • Follow all Health & Safety procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge or experience of the motor industry and or customer service experience would be an advantage
  • Good timekeeping skills is essential
  • Have good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • The candidate would have a willingness to be trained and developed, yet have the ability to use their own initiative
  • Showing initiative
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions well
  • Able to work efficiently while paying attention to detail
  • They must be hard working with enthusiasm to do well
  • Reliable
  • Approachable
  • Great work ethic
  • 'Can-do' attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship the successful candidate may have the opportunity to gain full-time employment within the company.

Things to consider

Please take some time to ensure you complete the application in full. This is the first impression an employer receives of you so make sure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters and punctuation correctly), it may be of benefit to use a Word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier.

Remember to include ALL of your qualifications and grades from school and any College/University you have attended. Whether you have achieved them, or they are predicted, especially your results in maths and English.

If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy, please e-mail andrew.hughes@boltoncc.ac.uk remembering to quote the vacancy title

Due to the high volumes of applications, we receive for some of our apprenticeship vacancies, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date, once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

PS Autos is a local garage located in Farnworth, Bolton. We are here to help you out with all of your motoring needs. With highly experienced mechanics available, you can be confident that your vehicle is in good hands. PS Autos has a wide variety of services available, so our mechanics will be able to help you out with any issue you’re experiencing.

Employer

PS Autos Ltd

Address

Ps Autos Heaton Avenue

Bolton

BL4 7BN

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Training

Training provider

BOLTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College

Contact

Andrew Hughes 01204 482954 andrew.hughes@boltoncc.ac.uk

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

  • Level 3 qualification in Vehicle Maintenance   
  • Level 1/2 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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