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Apprenticeship in Bicycle Mechanics MR C PENFOLD T/A DEENS GARAGE

Full Time Apprentice Cycle Mechanic & Shop assistant to join our small friendly team.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,500.00

    Apprentice starting wage £5 per hour, £10,500 per annum Once fully qualified salary will increase to between £15,000-£20,000 per annum

  • Working week

    40 hour week 5 days, Monday – Saturday with a day off in the week, 9-5 to be discussed 1 hours lunch break Hours to be discussed at interview 28 days holiday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067970

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will involve

  • New bike builds (PDI)
  • Servicing and repairing all types of bikes
  • Identifying problems with a bike
  • Helping customers with sales of bikes and accessories
    Booking in bikes for service and repair
    Preparing second-hand bikes for sale

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

Bicycle Mechanics
Intermediate Level 2
ACT - Cytech online Theory One

ACT - Cytech Technical Two

ACT - Cytech Technical Three

Online ALO study modules

Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 in maths and English

Regular workplace visits by Training Officer/Coach

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time mechanics position will be offered on completing the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3-4 (D-C)) Desired

About the employer

Deens Garage is a long-established family run business, offering cycle sales, servicing, and repair of all types of bicycles, based in Beckenham, Kent, with over 30 years’ experience in the cycle trade.

Employer

MR C PENFOLD T/A DEENS GARAGE

Address

439 CROYDON ROAD

BECKENHAM

BR3 3PP

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Training

Training provider

ACTIVATE LEARNING

Contact

Jenny Hyam

jenny.hyam@activateapprenticeships.co.uk

07717315815

Apprenticeship standard

Bicycle mechanic

Level 2 (GCSE)


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