Apprenticeship –Light Vehicle Apprentice K D M Motortech

Our client is looking for a motivated individual to join them as a Light Vehicle Level 2 apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people to kick start their career within the automotive industry and work towards your level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £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

    8:30 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001172683

  • Positions

    1 available

The Light Vehicle Level Apprenticeship responsibilities will include: 

  • Servicing vehicles - carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising customers about the repairs that are required
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To become a Light Vehicle Technician, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent practical skills
  • The ability to work quickly but also pay attention to detail
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Qualifications required

There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT.

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ Level 2 Certificates along with functional skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment rights and responsibilities project. You will then have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour (From April 1st 2017 this will be increasing to £3.50 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Our car repair shop offers you instant full service and certified quality at affordable prices for all makes and models. Thanks for visiting our website. Here are some insights into our daily work and our range of services. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have any time.

Employer

K D M Motortech

Address

Arctic House

Atlantic Street

Broadheath

Altrincham

WA14 5BN

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes two years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2.
  • To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release.
  • The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you.

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Ella Higham ella.higham@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017