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Ford Masters Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship NORTHGATE VEHICLE HIRE LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians, where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 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, 9-5pm. Some Saturday work may be required

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064700

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An exciting opportunity for the apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry.

  • Day to day tasks will always vary, but will normally include:
  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting senior technicians

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

  • College block release
  • Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.81 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.

About the employer

We’ve been on quite a journey since we opened our first branch in 1981. For over 35 years, our flexible rental has given Light Commercial Vehicle operators more choice, value and convenience. With 60 branches nationwide and a huge fleet including Ford, Mercedes Benz, VW, Vauxhall and Peugeot, we're here to keep your business on the road. As the UK's largest LCV hire company, we can offer full service and maintenance through in-branch workshops, while our AA partnership provides breakdown support and recovery. Whatever you need - we’ve got it.

Employer

NORTHGATE VEHICLE HIRE LIMITED

Address

Kitling Road

Knowsley Business Park

Knowsley

L34 9JA

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Lucy-Anne Walker

lucy-anne.walker@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216 165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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