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Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technician Apprentice (Level 3) LOOKERS PLC

Do you want to work on one the automotive industries most diverse and exciting model ranges? As Nissan 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 for automotive technology and our belief in service excellence.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001824337

  • Positions

    1 available

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

This exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Nissan 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 Alliance Training Centre in Doncaster.

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 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Successful people are at the heart of Nissan’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
  • Possess good communication skills with the ability to explain technical information to colleagues and customers accurately and concisely

Personal qualities

  • 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 grades 9-4/A*-C or equivalent 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

Permanent role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible as the employer will start to interview when applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. 

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Samantha Gee on 07773816273.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 from 1st April 2021. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. 

For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


About the employer

Part of the wider Lookers group originally founded in 1908, we parallel the pedigree and outstanding heritage offered by Nissan 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.

Our stock levels at all locations are always generous to bring you the best possible choice and variety. Select from a wide range of new and pre-owned cars. Whether you are a new driver looking for your first reliable yet cool car or an experienced motorist seeking a sophisticated and upscale model, we can match the right vehicle to your lifestyle and budget. When you choose from our Approved Used selection, you will also be delighted with the number of accessories, specification levels and engine options offered with each car.

Our aftersales department also consistently demonstrates high standards of professionalism and customer care. All of our staff are trained to the highest standards which means you are assured of the most efficient servicing, maintenance, parts replacement, and accident repairs possible.

Whether you are a new or existing customer, looking for reliable servicing or repairs, you will find a warm and friendly welcome and memorable retail experience with Lookers.

Employer

LOOKERS PLC

Address

Portland Road

Shieldfield

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

NE2 1AR

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Additional location information

1 x apprentice at each location

Training

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch

Contact

Samantha Gee 0115 9380 230 samantha.gee@uk.bosch.com

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

Off the job training is enabled in the workplace and is also delivered on a block release basis at the Training Centre in Doncaster. This means your residential based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for separate training blocks 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. Support will be provided by the workplace mentor and by your dedicated trainer. Your programme of study will enable you to have the required knowledge, skills & behaviours to achieve your:

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

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link to the GMFJ website. Once there you will need to search again for the vacancy and apply.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022