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Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice Granger Aston Martin

The Aston Martin dealer network offers an unrivalled quality of service and expertise and is currently looking to develop its future Technicians. Working for a brand whose values of 'Power, Beauty, Soul' are reflected in every aspect of their organisation you will have the opportunity to work with some exciting sports cars.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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

    8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    39 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001826392

  • Positions

    1 available

Brentwood Aston Martin have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join the family at their prestigious Aston Martin dealership. This is an exciting role with first-class training at The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec, Ruddington Nottingham with outstanding long-term career prospects.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside qualified Aston Martin Technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Warranty work
  • Assisting with MOT's on Aston Martin vehicles
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

The training will take place eight weeks per year via block release to The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec Colleges Nottingham.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Mechanically minded with meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training
  • They will possess excellent communication skills, a 'can do' attitude and have ability to use their own initiative

Personal qualities

  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about the automotive industry
  • Forward thinking and keen to learn with an interest in development and progression
  • They will be highly professional, hardworking, punctual, and reliable

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE's at grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent including maths, English, and ICT are essential.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of your IMI Level 2 qualification, you will then progress following a review with your employer onto your IMI Level 3 therefore altogether the apprenticeship can take up to 3 years to complete. There is high potential of a permanent role with the organisation upon successful completion of your apprenticeship with room for progression. Your salary shall be reviewed throughout your apprenticeship.


About the employer

Grange has over 60 years of proud and authentic motoring heritage dealing with marque manufacturers to deliver motoring excellence and trust to all our visiting guests.

Aston Martin is one of the most evocative names in motoring. Its long-term association with James Bond is no coincidence - strength, sophistication and charisma define both car and character.

Our association with Aston Martin, arguably some of the most sought sought-after cars in the world, has spanned over a decade. In recent years, Aston Martin has continued to flourish and push the boundaries of performance, whilst staying true to their legacy of style and luxury.

These factors combined make the current, wide-ranging, line-up of the new Aston Martin DB11, the new Aston Martin Vantage, the forthcoming Aston Martin DBX, their first SUV are incredibly desirable propositions.

Employer

Granger Aston Martin

Address

2

Brook Street

Brentwood

CM14 5LU

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Candidates will work towards achieving the Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Standard at level 3.

They will also be required to study towards achieving level 2 maths and English functional skills if they do not already hold equivalent qualifications.

The training will take place eight weeks per year via block release to The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec College Nottingham. The programme lasts for 36 months. The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges.

The programme will also include the core Aston Martin Technical courses:

  • Technical Induction
  • Advanced AMDS
  • Engine Management Systems
  • Vehicle Electrical Systems
  • Short Engine Rebuild
  • Sportshift Transmission

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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