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Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3) Desira Motor Group

Do you want to work on one of the automotive industries most diverse and exciting model ranges? As Suzuki strives for innovation that excites, our technicians are working on models at the leading edge of automotive design. We are looking for Apprentice Technicians that share our passion and belief for automotive technology and service excellence.

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

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Closing date: 30 May 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

    TBC with employer

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813608

  • Positions

    1 available

If cars are your passion then Suzuki will provide you with first class training on the very latest products and innovations, with dedicated Suzuki trainers who will help build knowledge and develop your skills.

This exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Suzuki Dealership where you will be required to learn all aspects of the job role.

Training will be provided both in the workplace and at the Suzuki Institute Centre of Excellence.

All we ask is that you are committed to the Apprenticeship Programme for 3 years and have the passion and ambition to grow into a highly skilled Car Service Technician.

You will also be required to have a grade 4/C or above in maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent.

Successful people are at the heart of Suzuki’s success so if you want to be a part of this then our Apprenticeship Programme is for you.

Candidates must live within 20 miles of the vacancy.

Duties could include:

  • Inspecting vehicles and diagnosing any required work
  • Discussing required repairs with customers
  • Calculating the expected time and cost of vehicle work
  • Repairing or replacing components as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No specific skills are required, however an interest in a career in the automotive industry/motor vehicles is essential

Personal qualities

  • Possess good communication skills with the ability to explain technical information to colleagues and customers accurately and concisely
  • Passionate about the industry, and committed to the development of your technical knowledge and skills
  • Customer focused, able to keep customers experience and safety in mind throughout the service or diagnosis and repair
  • Team player – assist other technicians when workshop is under pressure, and take ownership of any safety issues you identify in the workshop
  • Thorough and able to work with defined processes and guidelines
  • Quality focused with first time fix mentality
  • Honest with high levels of integrity

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs, or equivalent, grades 4 – 9 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English
  • Please ensure you also list all of your relevant qualifications
  • If you do not have the required qualifications for this apprenticeship your application will be rejected and you will not be contacted

Future prospects

  • Possibility of permanent role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

Desira Group bring you an unrivalled network of motor dealerships across East Anglia and London with branches in Norwich, Diss, Bury St. Edmunds, Great Yarmouth, Southgate and Lowestoft, for all your Motoring needs.

Established for over 45 Years, the aim of the company has always been to provide exceptional service and offer fantastic value for money to both our loyal and new customers.

Such is the success of this aim that Desira have continued to expand with the worlds largest manufacturers, including Fiat, Nissan, Citroen, Peugeot, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, SsangYong and most recently Suzuki franchises across Norfolk, Suffolk and North London. We are now an Electric Vehicle dealer for Nissan and have also launched byDesira - a one-stop-shop for great value commercial vehicles, Approved Used Cars and Low Cost Service and MOTs at our Wroxham Road branch in Norwich.

At Desira we understand how important your Car is to you and whether you are buying personally or through a business we want to make your experience with us as easy and affordable as possible. We have a huge range of Exclusive New Car and Nearly New Car offers, plus 0% Finance, Contract Hire, Low Payment Offers and Low Deposit Offers. We can find you your perfect vehicle at an amazing price and then we ensure that your vehicle is cared for inside and out by our highly trained technicians and staff.

We are your local used car dealer, stocking over 550 Desira Approved all make and model second hand cars all with a Minimum 12 Months Warranty, we also have a wide range of used vans for sale, accept part exchanges and offer competitive finance packages and warranties. As well as specialising in new and used vehicle sales. We also offer car servicing for all makes and models in addition to our New Car Servicing, MOT Tests, Warranty and Repairs for Fiat, Nissan, Citroen, Peugeot, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, SsangYong and now introducing Suzuki.

We are pleased to offer Online service booking for all makes of cars and vans and a new online Parts Shop. Simply visit the Desira Parts Shop with over one million pounds of car parts and accessories in stock you can be sure to find what ever you need plus we offer a next day delivery service second to none.

You can find out about our wide range of new car and van sales, Used Car Sales and Used Vans, and make an enquiry through our website. Alternatively, you can contact us directly to find out about Car Service, Van Service, Repairs, MOT Tests, parts or accessories. Discover the Difference with Desira.

Employer

Desira Motor Group

Address

Vulcan Road North

Norwich

NR6 6AQ

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Training

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch

Contact

Recruitment Team 01159380223 recruitmentteamnottingham@uk.bosch.com

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.

Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Alliance Training Centre in Doncaster.

This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 17 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians.

Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. You will also be assigned a workplace mentor for support in dealership.

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

• Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3

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: 30 May 2022