PSA Peugeot Citroen Automotive Apprentice Technician Peugeot Motor Company Plc

Automotive Apprentice Technician working towards Level 2 and Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship Framework.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001166939

  • Positions

    1 available

Are you looking to start a career within the automotive industry?

Do you want to work for the company that came 2nd in the best apprentice employer of 2014 awards?

Are you self-motivated and results oriented?

This role covers a wide range of specialisms, including:

  • Cars.
  • Light commercial vehicles.
  • Electrics and electronic, known as an Auto Electrician.
  • Parts replacements.
  • Administration.
  • After Sales.
  • Parts storage.
  • Dealing with customers.

Although the levels of skill may vary they are all jobs, which require concentrated, physical activity. You will gain in-depth knowledge of a vehicle and its systems. But you will also use high-tech equipment to find out what’s wrong with the vehicle and then use a range of tools to remove, replace or repair faulty or worn components.

These roles bring a great amount of satisfaction to individuals with a passion for problem solving.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem solving.
  • Patient.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Methodical.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Time keeping.
  • Adaptability.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Commitment.

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for the automotive industry
  • Be committed to complete a 3 year programme
  • A desire to continually develop

Qualifications required

  • A Minimum of 3 GCSE Grades C or Above – including Maths & English Language (Equivalents Accepted)
  • Candidates who fail to state their GCSE Results in Maths & English Language will be automatically unsuccessful

Future prospects

Once you become qualified and more experienced, there are plenty of opportunities to develop your career by moving into supervision and aftersales management. This means there's a world of opportunities ahead of you. You may also be able to work towards a Master Technician status over 4 years.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over 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

PSA Peugeot Citroen dealership. Peugeot Citroen have over 400 dealerships in the UK. That makes us a major player in the automotive world (and lets face it, what a world to be in!). As the manufacturer group we aim to lead the way and our dedicated Apprentice Programme is looking for new talent who are confident and whom want to be part of our fantastic programme.

Employer

Peugeot Motor Company Plc

Address

172 Hale Road

Widnes

WA8 8SZ

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Training provider

For 2016/17 Our Service Technician Programme is split into two learning journeys, we offer a two year level 2 programme at service technician level.
The candidates who successfully complete their level 2 apprenticeship and who are eligible for our level 3 programme maybe enrolled onto our level 3 programme for another 12 months.

Subject to meeting the level 3 entry requirements

  • Level 2 NVQ, Level 2 Technical Certificate during the two year programme
  • 12 weeks of residential training at The Academy in Coventry
  • Functional Skills delivery during the Apprenticeship
  • Technical Training courses integrated into the apprentices learning journey
  • PSA accredited Service Maintenance Technician Training
  • IMI Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Training

Level 3 NVQ & Level 3 Diploma

  • 6 weeks of residential training at The Academy in Coventry
  • Technical Training courses integrated into the apprentices learning journey.
  • Service & Maintenance Technician Development Plan
  • Refrigerant & Gas Handling accreditation at the successful completion of level 3 programme (requires an additional days at The Academy)
  • In addition to our level 2 and level 3 programme, learners will have Bespoke Academy development plans for apprentices, incorporating prerequisite e-learning & assessments linked to the formal qualifications

 

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Peugeot Citroen Apprenticeships

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Citroen Uk Ltd

Contact

apprenticeships@mpsa.com


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017