Apprentice Service Technician Volkswagen

As a Service Technician you will be involved in all aspects of maintenance and repair from routine servicing to the complete component overhaul of vehicle systems.

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

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Closing date: 05 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

    40 Hours per week (Monday – Friday, possible Saturday)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001194135

  • Positions

    1 available

Electronic fault diagnosis using the latest diagnostic equipment now forms part of the everyday routine in Volkswagen Group Centre’s.
Technicians are also vital to customer care. The service provided by the workshop is a major factor considered by customers when they decide to replace their car.

Main duties for this service technician vacancy include the following;

  • Marking out & measuring, basic hand tools
  • Bumper to bumper overview, service and inspection
  • Body materials & Construction
  • Engine mechanical
  • Cooling and lubrication, air & exhaust
  • Ignition petrol fuel, CI fuels
  • Braking systems, suspension, steering, wheels and tyres
  • Charging and starter, electrical auxiliaries, lighting
  • Clutches, manual/auto gearboxes, drivelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None Required. Full training will be given.

Personal qualities

You must have a genuine interest working in the automotive sector and be committed to the three year apprenticeship programme. 

Qualifications required

A minimum of three GCSE’s grades A-C in English, Maths and Science or the equivalent.

Future prospects

Opportunity to further develop career and skills

Things to consider

Please do not contact dealership, we are main point of contact for this vacancy and carry out a full recruitment service for the local dealer. Approaching the dealer directly will not always help your application. 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

Service Technician within a dealership, carrying out general services and Mot’s.

Employer

Volkswagen

Address

132-134 Dewsbury Road

Wakefield

WF2 9BE

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Training provider

Qualifications to Achieve - On completion of the Advanced Apprenticeship you will receive the following qualifications:-

 

• VCQ Level 3 in Maintenance and Repair of Light Vehicles
• Key and Core Skills Certificates
• IMI Technical Certificate
• Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Naomi Burns


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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Sep 2017