Renault Service Technician Apprentice Wests Of Bedford

This is an opportunity to become part of the Renault Apprenticeship programme as a Service Technician. Supported throughout by a dedicated employer - this vacancy is for a 3 year Apprenticeship that will resulting the successful candidate gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

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

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Closing date: 14 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Mon - Sun 08:00am - 18:00pm. (Weekend work on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    21 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001196381

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an opportunity to become part of the Renault Apprenticeship programme as a Service Technician. Supported throughout by a dedicated employer - this vacancy is for a 3 year Apprenticeship that will resulting the successful candidate gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

As a Service Technician you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from;

  • Servicing and repairs
  • Replacing components
  • Using specialist equipment such as electrical and electronic diagnostics
  • Engine tuning equipment to measure performance
  • Rectifying faults on customer’s vehicles in a busy Renault workshop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles would be beneficial.

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered.

Future prospects

Permanent role at Motorvogue.

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Samantha Gee on 07773816273. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 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 Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer.

About the employer

At Renault, we don’t just make cars. We invent them. Since 1902 Renault has been available in the UK, making it one of the oldest established European vehicle brands in today's market. A lot has changed since those first 30 cars landed on our shores and today Renault continues to exceed our customers expectations delivering innovative vehicles with a touch of French flair.

Employer

Wests Of Bedford

Address

87 High Street

Clapham

Bedford

MK41 6AQ

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Training provider

This is a Service Technician Apprenticeship, training is delivered by block release at the Renault apprentice training centre at Doncaster, S.Yorks. With assessments being conducted in the work place by an assessor.


As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 2 & 3 VCQ & VRQ Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch

Contact

Samantha Gee 0115 9380230 samantha.gee@uk.bosch.com


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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Sep 2017