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Apprentice Autocare Technician ECO TYRES GLOBAL LIMITED

As an Autocare Apprentice, you will carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will gain an excellent knowledge of technical, retail and customer service skills.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    £4.81 p/h for 40 hrs per week including 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

    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

    5 days a week, Monday - Saturday 8.30-5.30 with an hours lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071778

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Autocare Apprentice, you will carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will gain an excellent knowledge of technical, retail and customer service skills. You will work alongside a qualified technician/mentor to learn the following skills and knowledge:

  • Inspection, removal and repair of tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, brakes, filters and batteries
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles.
  • Carrying out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance on the vehicles
  • Delivering a high level of customer service to all your colleagues and customers
  • Identifying vehicle problems with diagnostic equipment
  • Ensuring high levels of Health and Safety are always met within the workshop

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

Whilst on your Apprenticeship you will be working towards completing an Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard (Level 2). This will be delivered as a day release at City College Southampton, along with visits to the work site by an assessor.


Depending on prior learning this may also include study towards functional skills in maths and English if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment available after apprenticeship completion.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

This is a physical role.

About the employer

Tyre company based in Southampton central, Expanding Into trade, MOT and online.

Employer

ECO TYRES GLOBAL LIMITED

Address

30-32 ST. MARYS PLACE

SOUTHAMPTON

SO14 3HY

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Training

Training provider

SOUTHAMPTON CITY COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


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