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Ford Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Lookers

Skillnet are recruiting on behalf of Ford who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career and join their skilled team as a Light Vehicle Technician on their award winning apprenticeship programme. If you are interested, apply now!

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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

    Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00 and some weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001818984

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity for the apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry.

Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include:

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians

Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.

The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail  
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 in English and maths required

Future prospects

A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company.


About the employer

Start of the wider Lookers group originally founded in 1908, we parallel the pedigree and quality credentials offered by Ford themselves. Demonstrated through our committed approach to delivering excellent customer care, you can be assured of an industry leading experience.

From your initial enquiry right through to comprehensive aftersales care, our values of " for you, for life" are demonstrated in everything that we do. Our sales specialists are helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic and in the event, you wish to purchase one of our quality vehicles, will be able to advise you on all the financial options available.

Employer

Lookers

Address

South Bank Road East

MIDDLESBROUGH

TS3 8AX

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Jamie rogan 01923 216165 jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

Not only will apprentices be working and be trained within the garage, they will attend a Ford approved college four times a year for two week periods to work towards achieving their Ford Masters Technical Certificate at NVQ Level 3.

A Skills Coach will make contact every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.

As a result, The Apprentice will receive the following qualifications:

  • Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3(Standard)
  • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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