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Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Berkshire Toyota Berkshire Toyota

If you have an interest in motor vehicle technology, this is your opportunity to start your career. You will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining & repairing customer’s vehicles, reporting to the Centre Manager. The job will involve the service, diagnosis & repair of a wide variety of Toyota vehicles to very high standards.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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

    08:30 - 17:30. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821771

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures, such as: removing and replacing bolts, screws, clips, seals and fasteners, sometimes using cutting, drilling, filing and other fabrication skills
  • Contributing to a safe and efficient workshop environment, by adhering to the company’s Health and Safety processes, accurate record keeping and following standardised workshop practices
  • Accessing information such as wiring diagrams, technical data and vehicle repair information, then applying the information appropriately
  • Using complex diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspecting and preparing vehicles to quality standards prior to handing over to customers
  • Service and maintain without supervision
  • Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification
  • Investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles and logical problem solving techniques, using diagnostic tools and standard testing regimes, to identify mechanical and electrical faults

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technically minded
  • Practical skills
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Good listening skills

Personal qualities

You should be:

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player
  • Able to work in a busy, fast moving environment

Desired qualifications

  • You should already have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSE grades (or equivalent) in both English & maths but this is not essential

Future prospects

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, there will be scope for additional training and it is not uncommon to progress through the ranks.

Things to consider

Positive points:

As a Vehicle Technician, you will have a number of transferable skills.

Customer satisfaction, and meeting targets is highly rewarding, and gives great job satisfaction.

Negative points:

This role is physically demanding, so the candidate will need to be physically able to carry out the demands of the role.

Being active most of the time.

You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd is the United Kingdom manufacturing operation of Toyota, established in 1989. With their committed respect for people and continuous improvement, they are committed to helping our employees and the staff within our dealer network get the best out of the company and each other. Working across both the Toyota and Lexus brands, they believe our passionate, enthusiastic and talented people are key to our continuing success.

With over 170 dealerships across the UK, Toyota is one of the leading motor vehicle manufacturers and the sales performance over the past decade has consolidated the UK’s position as one of Toyota’s strongest European markets.  

Employer

Berkshire Toyota

Address

Venture House

Waldeck Road

Maidenhead

SL6 8BZ

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743 762044 recruitment@provq.com

  • The Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 24 weeks of residential training (over 3 years) at the Toyota/Lexus Academy. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the qualification from working with some highly skilled professionals
  • Residential training, all travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Training Centre

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please do not apply directly to the Employer as this apprenticeship requires you to apply through ProVQ- the training providers website. So simply visit http://www.apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/ website and click apply. Complete the application form and assessments in full and to the best of your ability.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2022