Trust Ford - Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice Trust Ford
An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.
Closing date: 01 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
02 Oct 2022
03 May 2022
Level 3 (A level)
An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever-changing technological developments within the car industry.
Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include:
- Vehicle Maintenance
- Observing and assisting technicians
- Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly
The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories:
- Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
- Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
- Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem
Requirements and prospects
- Full training will be provided
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills.
Minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English and maths.
A possible full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless.
By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company.
Things to consider
You will attend the Henry Ford Academy on a quartley basis on weekly block attendance whilst having virtual learning and skills coach visits in between
About the employer
TrustFord is the world’s largest Ford dealer group, operating over 60 sites in the UK, including Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.
TrustFord forms part of Ford Retail Group. As well as managing its Ford franchise operation for new car and commercial vehicles, the business runs as a multi franchise for used cars, used commercial vehicles, aftersales and parts. Ford Retail Group also owns and operates 14 Parts Plus sites nationally and is expanding its Quick Lane operation.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Sean Hogan 07523 907642 firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard.
Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college four times a year for two-week periods to work towards to achieve their Ford Masters Technical Certificate at VRQ Level 3.
An advisor will visit at least every 4 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.
An Apprentice’s training includes:
- Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard
- Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
- Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules
- Electric Vehicle training
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)
Level 3 (A level)
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