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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician Highway Garage LTD

Highway Garage offer MOT and servicing and a small range of light repairs. All mechanic services are performed by highly qualified mechanics with the ability to locate and repair faults on light vehicles. We are an independent garage located in Beeston, Nottingham with an aim to provide customer satisfaction at an affordable price.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    20 days plus bank holidays

    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

    Mon -Fri 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061578

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working alongside qualified Technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Warranty work
  • Assisting with MOT's on vehicles
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

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

Candidates will work towards achieving the Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Standard at level 3. They will also be required to study towards achieving level 2 maths and English functional skills if they do not already hold equivalent qualifications.

The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges. Throughout the duration of the programme the candidates will be expected to travel to EMTEC’s training centre in Nottingham.

Each apprentice will achieve the following:

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) (ST0033/AP03) Standard
  • Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006) QCF
  • Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement QCF

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidates that can drive and have a full licence are preferred. However, we are also interested in candidates that have passed their theory and are awaiting their driving test as you will need to be able to move cars around the forecourt and take customers on test drives. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone. Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and apprenticeship journey.

About the employer

A local independent garage located in Beeston, Nottingham serving the surrounding areas. Providing MOT, servicing and light vehicle repairs.

Employer

Highway Garage LTD

Address

Nottingham Road

Attenborough

Nottingham

NG9 6DP

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Mary

mary.edwards@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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