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Lookers Jaguar Land Rover Service Technician Apprentice - Chelmsford LOOKERS PLC

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Service Technician/Mechanic Apprentice, working with vehicles that use some of the most advanced technology in the world. As a team member in our prestigious retailer you will be involved in all aspects of vehicle maintenance from routine services to complex diagnostics and repairs.

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

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Closing date: 15 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. 0830 – 1730. Possibility of Saturday workings and / or shifts. Working week will be confirmed on application.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066832

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians/Mechanics. But what does a Service Technician/Mechanic actually do?

Service Technicians/Mechanics service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Service Technicians/Mechanics are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The duties of a Service Technician/Mechanic may include:

·         Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines

·         Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components

·         Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs

·         Producing time estimates

·         Maintaining repair and service records

Please note, the Service Technician/Mechanic role varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location.

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

As well as employment in our retailer, you will be given the training and support you need to develop both personally and professionally.

Using a combination of classroom based training, e-learning, practical training and application of learning, you will be guided by your trainers and personal mentor along to the road to success.

This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning and you will be supported every step of the way.

On successful completion of the three year programme you will receive the following:

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
F-Gas Category 1 Certificate
Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Retailer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the Jaguar Land Rover global training materials. At the end of your Apprenticeship Programme you'll undertake the Jaguar Land Rover Level 2 Assessment, the first step on the Jaguar Land Rover (internal) Learner Journey. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium and long term career path.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The latest information on the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices can be found at https://www.gov.uk/become-apprentice/pay-and-conditions Please do not contact the retailer. Babcock Training are the main point of contact for this opportunity and carry out the full recruitment service for this employer. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application.

About the employer

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel- drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. The company employs almost 38,000 people globally and supports around 275,000 more through our retailers, suppliers and local businesses. We recognise the importance in identifying talented people to become the next generation of professional retailer employees and help us achieve our ambitious growth plans. We are looking for people who share our passion to join our highly successful Retailer Apprenticeship programme.

Employer

LOOKERS PLC

Address

1 Fordson Road

Chelmsford

CM2 5PX

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

In order to be considered for this role, you are required to complete an online application via the link listed. Your online application will be forwarded to our specialist recruitment team. If you are successful in your application, they will talk to you directly and guide you through the next stages of application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022