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Apprentice Bus and coach Technician ALEXANDER DENNIS LIMITED

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting on behalf of Alexander Dennis who are looking to recruit. This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a skilled work force that is committed to quality. You will inspect, diagnose, repair and test equipment and systems.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,992.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000059202

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to work in the automotive industry. 

Tasks the successful candidate can expect to carry out:

  • Vehicle servicing
  • General repairs
  • Suspension repairs
  • Brake inspections and repairs
  • Safety inspection
  • General maintenance of Buses & Coaches

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation if needed. All costs for this are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a company Alexander Dennis are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working

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.

About the employer

ADL is a global leader in the design and manufacture of double deck buses and is also the UK’s largest bus and coach manufacturer. ADL offers single and double deck buses under the Alexander Dennis brand as well as Plaxton coaches, with vehicles in service in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and the United States.

Employer

ALEXANDER DENNIS LIMITED

Address

Barrows Road

Harlow

CM19 5FD

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

Luke Morison

lmorison@sandbaa.com

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Bus and coach engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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