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!
Closing date: 30 May 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Jun 2022
06 Feb 2022
Level 3 (A level)
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:
- 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
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills
- Minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 in English and maths required
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.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Jamie rogan 01923 216165 email@example.com
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)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)
Level 3 (A level)