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Service Technician Apprenticeship - Perrys Vauxhall PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified Service Technician and who wants to develop a long-term career with an ambitious automotive brand.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 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

    A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, however, each of our Dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000078560

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Light Vehicle Service Technician role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs within the location. The below explanation is, therefore, a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Light Vehicle Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The duties of a Light Vehicle Service Technician may include:

  • Servicing vehicles - carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

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

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification; Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) at Level 3.

Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills if you require them in Maths and English.

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Coventry.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential, and grow with an ambitious employer.

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Dealer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focused on achieving an industry-recognised qualification that's recognised across the Motor Industry.

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

In 1908, Harold Perry founded a business selling motor accessories, and in 1912 was appointed as Ford’s main dealer for London. Perrys expanded into other areas over the years and even acquired a tractor dealership in the 1940s. In 1982, we branched out from Ford into other franchises, starting with Vauxhall. This expansion into other vehicle brands and locations continued through to the end of the millennium and laid the foundations for the 51 dealerships and 30 locations you’ll find us at today. The pioneering launch of perrys.co.uk website in 1998 was one of our most significant milestones, the first dealer group to venture online. Management buyout A management buyout in 2001, headed by the late Paul Millard, turned Perrys into one of the largest independently owned dealer groups in the UK. This was followed soon afterwards by the opening of our first dedicated training centre in Barnsley, The Paul Millard Academy. Under the new management team, the opening of more dealerships ensued, from Portsmouth to Nelson, representing brands including Peugeot, Mazda, Citroën and Kia. We're now one of the largest Mazda dealer groups in Europe. Perrys expansion In 2015 Perrys acquired the former GK Group and its 8 Ford, Mazda, Kia and used car dealerships across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. This was an ideal fit for us both in terms of brands and the customer-centred focus of the group.

Employer

PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

Address

Accrington Road

Burnley

BB11 5EX

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Contact

Louise

recruitmentcalexuk@gmail.com

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Nov 2022