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Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3) VERTU MOTORS PLC

Do you want to work on one the automotive industries most diverse and exciting model ranges? As Nissan strives for innovation that excites, our technicians are working on models at the leading edge of automotive design. We are looking for Apprentice technicians that share our passion for automotive technology and our belief in service excellence.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 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

    TBC with employer

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062174

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Perform maintenance and provide customer support
  • Diagnose problems and come up with solutions to repair them
  • Order parts needed for repairs if needed
  • Fill out detailed reports and keep records on services that have been performed
  • Explain issues with equipment and repairs to customers
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers


You will also be required to have a grade 4 or above in maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent.

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

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.

Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Alliance Training Centre in Doncaster.

This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 17 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians.

Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. You will also be assigned a workplace mentor for support in dealership.As a result you will receive the following qualification:

• Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent role on successful completion of the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible as the employer will start to interview when applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised.

About the employer

As part of one of the largest automotive retailer groups in the UK we can offer both new and used cars, vans and motorbikes nationwide. But the Vertu Motors experience doesn't end with handing over the keys - our network of well-equipped service centres can offer everything you need to keep moving, right up until it's time to choose your next vehicle. Servicing, MOTs, vehicle repair, parts and more - all delivered by manufacturer accredited technicians.

Employer

VERTU MOTORS PLC

Address

Sir Frank Whittle Road

Derby

DE21 4RX

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Training

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2022