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Motor Vehicle Apprentice DCS SERVICING LTD

Are you looking to start your career as a motor mechanic? If so, DCS Servicing Limited based in Chesterfield have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice to join their team. The Apprentice must be hard working and willing to learning new skills, in exchange the Apprentice will learn a wide range of skills.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065379

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Business Owner, duties will include:

  • The procedures for the maintenance of tools and the workshop
  • Routine servicing and inspection procedures
  • Steering and suspension geometries; electrical circuit requirements and calculations
  • Construction and operation of vehicle components and systems
  • Common fault types, causes and effects of different types of faults
  • The implications and legal requirements of fitting accessories and carrying out vehicle modifications
  • How to diagnose faults using suitable fault-finding strategies
  • Construction and operation of advanced electrical, braking and suspension systems, engine and transmission systems and engine and gear calculations
  • Vehicle emissions and legal requirements
  • Alternative fuels and hybrid and electric systems

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

Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard delivered on a day release basis at our Olive Grove Campus in Sheffield. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of full-time employment subject to successful completion of Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 4 subjects including English and Maths (Grade C/4 and above) Essential

About the employer

Garage services for all your car and motorcycle needs, covering all manufactures and manufacturing servicing including Hybrid and plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) servicing by fully trained staff.

Employer

DCS SERVICING LTD

Address

UNIT 7

POTTERY LANE WEST

CHESTERFIELD

S41 9BN

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD COLLEGE, THE

Contact

Stewart Parsisson

stewart.parsisson@sheffcol.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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