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Automotive Glazing Apprentice MARKERSTUDY LIMITED

Do you have an interest in the Automotive Industry? Joining as an apprentice could be perfect for you, we are looking for the next generation technicians to repair & replace vehicle glass, learning new technology such as sensors for automatic braking etc. We will train you to Level 3 Technician & start your career with a forward thinking business.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,500.00

    The salary will increase to £15,000 at 6 month and again to £16,500 at 12 months

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071414

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice working for Auto Windscreens you will be learning the day to day life as a Windscreen Technician, you will be working in one of our local fitting centres on customers vehicles, this will include repairing chips in glass and the replacement of windscreens and body glass on a variety of vehicles.

With cars becoming more and more technology focussed you will also learn tasks like recalibration of sensors for features like automatic wipers, automatic braking and lane detection.

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

The majority of your time would be spent working with a mentor in your fixed base location and monthly visits from an assessor.

When you first join the company you will visit our head office for your initial induction and training, you will also receive your company uniform while on your visit.

There will be set training days away with the technical training team at head office throughout your apprenticeship and at the end of the programme you will be trained to a Level 3 Glazing Technician.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After you successfully finish your apprentice scheme your next step in your career would be to progress to a Mobile Windscreen Technician & start working on customers vehicles out in the field, at this point you will also need to be eligible to drive a company vehicle & would be issued with a Van.

There are then different skill levels you can progress through right up to our Elite Technician grade.

The possibilities from there are up to you. 

We offer an excellent benefits package for all staff.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

The role will involve an element of heavy lifting as there will be glass to move to and from the vehicles. At the end of the course you will need to have passed your UK Driving test if you have not already done so at the start of your apprenticeship, the role will then become field based and would involve outdoor working.

About the employer

Auto Windscreens are a leading UK automotive glazing company with headquarters based in Chesterfield. We're part of the Markerstudy Group, an energetic and highly innovative group of companies, established in 2001 and employing around 3,500 staff in locations throughout the UK. We're dedicated to giving our customers the best service possible and working to exceptional standards; this is what we’re all about. We are proud of our people, knowing they make our business the success it is!

Employer

MARKERSTUDY LIMITED

Address

Auto Windscreens, Unit 11

Brookvale Trading Estate

Moor Lane

B6 7AQ

Contact

Andy Langley

ALangley@markerstudy.com

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Training

Training provider

E.J.MARKHAM & SON LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive glazing technician

Level 3 (A level)


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