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Vehicle Technician Apprentice AUTO SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Auto Service Solutions offer a traditional quality service with a direct one to one approach where you speak to the mechanic directly. We are looking for an enthusiastic hardworking apprentice to become part of our lovely team and work their way up to become fully qualified.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wage is £5 per hour.

    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

    8am - 4.30pm monday - friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067318

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Undertake the timely repair and servicing of customer vehicles in accordance with the companies technical standards.

• Conduct full examinations of vehicles and identify non-routine defects, or additional faults either in the workshop or during road tests.

• Undertake Electronic Vehicle Health Checks

• Work closely with the service team and ensuring they are kept informed of the progress of work on customer vehicles and they are fully briefed on work completed. Discuss technical issues/works with directly customers when requested.

• Provide a knowledgeable, courteous, responsive, and efficient service to all workshop customers

• Obtain appropriate authorization if additional work is required on a vehicle.

• Build and maintain a high level of technical competence for diagnosing and servicing vehicles and utilize regular training and support.

• Be open to try new methods of work designed to improve efficiency.

Full training will be provided by senior technicians, and management

 

Duties will include:

• Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures

• Contributing to a safe working environment

• Accessing information and utilize such as wiring diagrams and technical data

• Using complex diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment

• Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification

• Applying advanced diagnostic principles and logical problem solving techniques

• Warranty work

 

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

Apprentices will stay onsite there will be no day release to college but will do 20% off the job training at the garage. 

Level 3 in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Competence
Functional skills in maths, English and ICT (if required)
20% off the job training 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time mechanic


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4+ c and above) Desired

Things to consider

Desirable qualities e.g qualifications, Experience Interest in motor vehicles Some experience of basic vehicle mechanics Personal Qualities e.g confident Approachable Willingness to learn Enthusiastic Team player

About the employer

Auto Service Solutions offer a traditional quality service with a direct one to one approach where you speak to the mechanic directly. We pride ourselves on Customer Service and building a reputation on trust and client satisfaction. Friendly and committed staff, with over 35 years experience in the motor trade. We are not part of a franchised dealer network and we offer a completely independent service for all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles.

Employer

AUTO SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Address

UNIT 16

ERICA ROAD

STACEY BUSHES

MK12 6HS

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Training

Training provider

STAFF SELECT LTD

Contact

Laura Pountney

laura.pountney@novatraining.co.uk

07534 486764

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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