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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician - Renault Dealership RENROD LIMITED

Are you ready to start your career in the automotive industry? We are looking to recruit a Light Vehicle Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a friendly and supportive team within an innovative, family run Company.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 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, 8.00am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000075154

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customers vehicles to a very high standard. 

The aim of this 3-year apprenticeship programme is to equip our apprentices with the skills and knowledge to competently service, maintain and repair our range of vehicles. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. With this apprenticeship the opportunities are endless, and the successful candidate can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Technician may include:

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

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

On this apprenticeship you will earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career. This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if not already achieved)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You will gain experience in a busy working environment; the successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. You should apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

We are a family run Motor Group with a passion for all things Automotive. The group was founded by former Managing Director, Rodney Cuff in 1975 and has grown in the past 47 years to be one of the leading players in the Southwest. We pride ourselves in not only our vast range of products but the team that we have here at the Group, from our Sales and Service teams to our Managers and Administration Staff who work behind the scenes.

Employer

RENROD LIMITED

Address

11 Addlewell Lane

Yeovil

BA20 1QN

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

David Watts

DWatts@sandbaa.com

07852344136

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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