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Service Technician Apprenticeship Marshall

The role of a Vehicle Service Technician is to maintain service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. Our dealers use some of the most advanced service equipment and techniques in the world making this a great time to start your career with Volvo.

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

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Closing date: 11 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

    Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 17:30, however each of our dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001834791

  • Positions

    1 available

The apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of Light Vehicle Service Technicians. But what does the role involve?

The Light Vehicle Service Technician's role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs within the location. The below explanation is, therefore, a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Light Vehicle Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The duties of a Light Vehicle Service Technician may include:

  • Servicing vehicles carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers' guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Practical skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Be very safety conscious
  • Be patient & well organised
  • Comfortable with the use of up-to-date information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues
  • Have attention to detail

Desired qualifications

Prior Attainment GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.

In Scotland applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted. 

Equivalent grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

Future prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Dealer Network.

Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification that's recognised across the Motor Industry.

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist once qualified to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.


About the employer

Marshall Motor Group is one of the largest representatives of the Volvo brand in the UK and has served the motoring public for over 100 years. In every aspect of our business, we are committed to providing quality, service and value for money, delivered with courtesy, efficiency and integrity.

All our cars are handled with the utmost care and attention, and we pride ourselves in offering market leading deals on the latest range of new Volvo, plus complete peace of mind on our Volvo Selekt Approved used vehicles.

Our sales and after sales teams are keen to welcome you to our dealership on Great North Road, Welwyn Garden City where our highly trained and dedicated staff are on hand to attend to your every need.

Employer

Marshall

Address

1-2 Stortford Hall Industrial Park, Dunmow Road

BISHOP'S STORTFORD

CM23 5GZ

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Volvo Training & Development Centre

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months, and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard
  • We will support you to gain your Functional Skills if you require them in maths and English
  • All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Daventry
  • Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Jul 2022