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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship PARAGON MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

We are seeking 2 hardworking and self-motivated individuals to join our growing team to take on the roles of Apprentice Vehicle Technicians while gaining additional knowledge and experience alongside our workshop team.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £204.43

    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

    8-5 Monday to Friday Saturdays 8-1 on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821389

  • Positions

    2 available

Due to our operational growth, Paragon Motor Company, are looking to recruit two Apprentice Vehicle Technicians to learn all aspects of vehicle mechanics and vehicle technology while completing the apprenticeship qualifications.

Vacancy duties and responsibilities would include:

  • To assist and complete allocated tasks as per instruction
  • To work with colleagues to maintain workshop standards of cleanliness and tidiness
  • To maintain the work bay and surrounding areas in a clean and tidy condition
  • To ensure that within your area of operation that all Company and Trade Association policies, procedures and minimum standards are met and all statutory requirements including trading standards, fire, health and safety are adhered to
  • Handle all internal and external customers and suppliers with courtesy and ensure that the Paragon experience is delivered to all contacts at all times
  • To attend all training programmes
  • To take personal responsibility for the daily maintenance of workshop equipment, and reports equipment defects or problems that need attention

(this is not a complete list)

 

 

 

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

              Organised individual

-             Good attitude

-             Punctual

-             Keen to learn new skills

-             Works well as part of a team

-             Cary out tasks/procedures within capabilities as per instructions and job     

             role.

-           Shows initiative

-           Contributes to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop (such as paperwork filled out correctly, work station kept clean and tidy, all equipment put back in correct places, etc)

 

 

(this is not a complete list)

Personal qualities

Have a keen interest in Motor Vehicles

Have a basic understanding of IT Microsoft packages

A high level of enthusiasm and determination

Commit to the complete programme

Desired qualifications

The entry qualifications for the Vehicle Service and Maintenance  Technician Apprenticeship are three GCSEs, or equivalents, at grades 4 or above (Old GCSE, or equivalents, grade C or above) including Maths and English or successful completion of the Level 2 Autocare Technician apprenticeship.

Future prospects

On successful completion of the Level 3 you can continue in your career as a Motor Vehicle Technician


About the employer

We are a family owned business established in 2000 and a leading Independent Sales, Service and MOT Centre for East Anglia. Our new facility opened in January 2016 and we can offer a wide range of used vehicles and carry out servicing, repairs and MOT testing at competitive prices. If you are looking for a pre-owned vehicle in the Cambridgeshire, Norfolk or Lincolnshire areas then look no further than Paragon Motor Company.

 

Excellent customer service is very important to us and we pride ourselves on keeping our customers happy by offering a helpful friendly service and answering all questions with a smile. We always aim to exceed expectations, offering a wide choice of pre-owned vehicles and services in East Anglia, all at competitive prices.

 

Here at Paragon you will find we have a reputation for providing premium vehicles at outstanding prices. Many of the customers who have bought cars from us in the past return to buy their next used vehicle from us as our dealership service is something of which we are very proud. As a past winner of the Fenland Business Awards our team are experienced, trustworthy and professional and our aim is to offer the very best value for money when purchasing or maintaining vehicles.

Employer

PARAGON MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Address

PARAGON MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Lynn Road

Wisbech

PE14 7AN

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Training

Training provider

BOSTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Boston College

Contact

Suzanne Davison 01205365701 Suzanne-d@boston.ac.uk

The Autocare Technician Apprenticeships is delivered by both theory and practical workshops, covering the following subjects:

  • Foundation Skills
  • Customer Service, Sales and Stock Management
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Electrical and Hybrid Awareness
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Braking Systems
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Cooling and Lubrication
  • Starting and Charging
  • Exhaust and Emissions
  • Air Conditioning

In addition to your course, you may also study either Functional Skills or GCSE English and Maths, dependent on your current GCSE, or equivalent, grades

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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