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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician Kingston Garage

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B are recruiting on behalf of Kingston Garage who are looking to recruit a Light Vehicle Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000056954

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customers vehicles to a very high standard. On this apprenticeship you will earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career. With this apprenticeship the opportunities are endless.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Technician may include:

  • 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Academy, you will be assigned a mentor who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress using e-logbook which you will have access to 24/7 365 days a week.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
    (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard, Level 3
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English (if not already exempt)
  • Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company.
As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to employees.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer.

About the employer

Kingston Garage is a traditional family run business based in Kingston Seymour, between Clevedon and Yatton. We pride ourselves on providing a reliable, cost effective and friendly service.

Employer

Kingston Garage

Address

KINGSTON GARAGE

1 BULLOCKS COTTAGES

BACK LANE KINGSTON SEYMOUR

BS21 6XA

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

Richard Pope

Rpope@sandbaa.com

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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